- Which states had the highest African-American population in 1890? Why would that be?
- What impact might the 15th Amendment have had on different regions of the United States? As a reminder, the 15th Amendment states that "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
United States Census Office, 11th Census (1890), and Henry Gannett, Statistical Atlas of the United States, based upon the results of the eleventh census, Washington, 1898. Courtesy of Library of Congress