Activity 1: Senator Butler at Morganton
1. What is being depicted in this cartoon?
2. How is Senator Butler portrayed? Rufus Avery?
3. What is the signifcance of the medal around Butler's neck? The glasses?
4. Why might Jennett and Daniels have decided to make a cartoon depicting this event? Why might it have been damaging to Butler's campaign?
5. What does the cartoon suggest about race in North Carolina in 1900?