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100

Did most African Americans identify with the Democratic or Republican party in the late 1800s?

Republican

100

In which city and state did the events in the video take place?

Wilmington, NC

100

White supremacy was the central platform of the Democratic party in the video.

True

100

How many black Republicans did North Carolina send to the U.S. Congress between 1875 and 1899?

4 (four)

100

The Populist Party helped black Republicans be successful.  What group made up most of the Populist Party?

White farmers fed up with the economic times

200

What was the name of the political party that formed when Republicans and Populists joined together?

Fusion Party

200

In the video, which was the largest city in North Carolina with a majority black population?  

Wilmington

200

The Fusion Party worked towards reforms to help blacks and working-class whites.

True

200

Which political party did the Fusion Party defeat in the 1894 and 1896 elections?

Democrat

200

How did the Democratic Party leaders plan to regain control of the government in Wilmington?

Lure white Populist voters away from their alliance with black voters

300

Name one of the three Democratic leaders who came up with the plan to regain control of the government in Wilmington.

Furnifold Simmons, Charles Aycock, Alfred Moore Waddell

300

What was the name of the river that Alfred Moore Waddell said should be “choked with carcasses” to “bring an end to negro office holding?”

Cape Fear River

300

The name of the newspaper that was used as a Democratic mouthpiece was “The Daily Record.”

False

300

Why did “The News and Observer” also run political cartoons in addition to news columns?

Not everyone was literate

300

Name one of the two themes of the political cartoons that “The News and Observer” ran.

Threat of negro rule, black men threatening white women & white men needing to do everything they could to protect white womanhood

400

Who was the owner of Wilmington’s black run newspaper “The Daily Record?”

Alexander Manly

400

What black owned business did the video mention was set on fire during the violent attack by the angry white mob?

The offices of The Daily Record

400

The white Democrats engineered a coup d’etat since the blacks in Wilmington still held their economic power after the election of 1898.

True

400

What is the date (month, day, and year) the election was held in Wilmington in the video?

November 8, 1898

400

What was the ultimatum contained in the “White Declaration of Independence?”

Alex Manly had to leave Wilmington forever within 24 hours

500

What was the name of the paramilitary group that attacked and blocked black Wilmington residents from voting on November 8, 1898?

The Red Shirts

500

Name one of the two places the video mentioned many black residents hid for several days during and after the violent attack of the white mob on election day.

swamps, wooded cemeteries

500

Newspaper articles of the mob attack accurately depicted the whites who were the perpetrators of the violence.

False

500

How many years went by before North Carolina elected another black Congressmember?

Over 90 (94 years)

500

According to the video, how are the perpetrators of this violent government coup honored even today in Wilmington?

Schools and parks are named after them

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