Events of the Detroit Race Riots

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1. Which day of the week did the riots being on?
2. The owners of the "blind pig" where the riots broke out claimed to be which group?
United Civil Action League
United Community League for Civic Action
United League for Community Action
United Community League for African Americans
3. On which street in Detroit did the riots begin?
Fourth Street
Eleventh Street
Tenth Street
First Street
Twelfth Street
Second Street
4. How were the police informed about the League's activites at the "blind pig"?
Another police officer
The Mayor
5. How many hours into the riots did the Mayor request the National Guard?
2 hours
5 hours
8 hours
10 hours
12 hours
24 hours
6. When was the first victim shot during the riots?
When the police raided the "blind pig"
A few minutes after the first curfew
When the first store was looted
Two days into the riots
7. What day did the riots end?
July 25
July 26
July 27
July 28
July 29
July 30
8. How many people in total were killed during the riots?
9. What was the estimated total property damage that the riots caused?
$23 million
$32 million
$23 billion
$32 billion
10. Was the city of Detroit devastated after the riots?

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