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1

How many anti-black race riots were there in 1919?

25

2

By how much did Black voter registration drop between 1896 and 1904, in Louisiana?

nearly 130,000

3

By 1925, what was the KKK's membership?

8 million

4

Between 1915 and 1930 how many Lynchings took place?

65 white men, 579 black men

5

By 1920, 40% of African Americans in the North were living in which cities?

Chicago

Detroit

Cleveland

Cincinnati

Columbus

6

In 1942, what % of Defence workers were black?

3%

7

By how much did NAACP membership increase between 1917 and 1946?

591,000

8

By 1956, how many members did the White Citizens Council have?

250,000

9

In Montgomery, what % of bus users were black?

75%

10

In the Montgomery Bus Boycott, what % of Black people Boycotted buses

90%

11

In 1964, how many of the 17,000 Black Americans in Mississippi were accepted to register.

1,600

12

In 1966, what % of Black Americans were registered to vote?

58.2%

13

In 1980, what % of Black Americans were registered to vote?

60%

14

By 1970, how much of all Native Americans lived in towns or cities?

About Half

15

How much did the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act transfer to Native Alaskans?

40 million acres

$462,500,000

16

In the Stonewall riot, how many initially fought back against the police?

400

17

On 28th August 1970, how many Marchers did the New York Gay Pride have?

10,000

18

In 1977, how many people believed in Equal Rights for Gays?

50%