African Americans in the 1920s

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Why did the KKK grow strong in the 1920s?
Because there were more African Americans in Southern America than White Americans
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What was the name of the film that glorified the KKK?
The Birth of a Nation
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What two states had governors who belonged to the KKK?
Oregon and Oklahoma
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Which President promoted 'The Birth of a Nation'?
President Wilson
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Why were White Americans afraid?
They thought the African Americans would take their jobs and power
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How many members did the KKK have in 1924?
4.5 Million
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Between which groups was there inter-racial tension?
African Americans and Native Americans
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What did the African American life expectancy increase to?
45-48
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What was the name of the group in Chicago who would go after African Americans who tried to use public facilities?
The Athletic Club
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In the 1920s, New York's population went from....
150,000 to 330,000 (Many African American's migrated)
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How many branches and members did the NAACP have in 1919?
300 and 90,000
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Name two African American authors
Langson Hughes and Countee Cullen
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What music genre were African Americans associated with?
Jazz
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