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  • What factors contributed to the Democratic Party’s victories in 1898 and 1900?
  • What arguments did the Democrats offer in support of their amendment? How did the Populists and Republicans respond?
  • What role did the Democratic press play in the Campaign of 1900?
  • How did the amendment counteract the gains made by African Americans during Reconstruction?
  • What does Rep. George White’s response say about African-American views of the amendment? Do you think his view was representative of his community?