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Tulsa Race Riots (Grade 7)

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Tulsa Race Riots

The Tulsa Race Riots happened in what year?
  1. 1909
  2. 1915
  3. 1921
  4. 1933
Tulsa's Greenwood District was also know by what other name?

Black veterans returning to Oklahoma after World War I faced increased racial tensions because of strong competition for jobs.
  1. True
  2. False
The riots began after African American Dick Rowland was accused of assaulting Sarah Page.
  1. True
  2. False
Sheriff Willard McCullough handed Rowland over to the white crowd that had gathered outside the courthouse.
  1. True
  2. False
National Guard units were sent to the National Guard armory to protect it from the white mobs.
  1. True
  2. False
On the night of May 30, 1921, former Police Chief Lucas placed himself between the mobs to try to end the violence.
  1. True
  2. False
How many people were killed on the first night of the riots?
  1. 0
  2. 12
  3. 34
  4. 68
During the night of May 31, black-owned businesses on                    Street were set on fire by the white mob.
Eyewitnesses to the riots reported that planes were dropping firebombs on Greenwood.
  1. True
  2. False
Due to poor documentation and quick burials, the estimated number of people killed during the riots ranges between 55 and 300.
  1. True
  2. False
By noon on June 1, martial law had been declared in Tulsa, the riots had ended, and 400 people were detained.
  1. True
  2. False
Around 10,000 people were left homeless by the destruction caused by the riots.
  1. True
  2. False
For his role in helping to defuse tensions on June 1, Tulsa Police Chief John Gustafson was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal by the state governor.
  1. True
  2. False
What were the actions recommended by the Tulsa Race Massacre Commission?

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