of these prominent Civil War events is reenacted in The
Birth of a Nation?
character is a leading abolitionist politician?
academic writings of which U.S. President are cited in Griffith’s
to Griffith’s intertitles, what is Austin Stoneman’s greatest weakness?
are the Cameron boys?
are the Stoneman boys?
does Ben Cameron keep in his uniform while out on the battlefield?
does Elsie help during the war?
does Ben present to Elsie as a token of his love as they walk in
from what book did Griffith reference to support his racist views?
cities figure most prominently in The Birth of a Nation?
do D. W. Griffith and Billy Bitzer convey the more intimate moments
of the raging war?
was one of the unfortunate effects of the success of The Birth
of a Nation?
is the name of the line that divides the Stonemans from the Camerons?
is the title of the Rev. Thomas Dixon’s play on which much of The
Birth of a Nation is based?
“solution” to America’s strife was in the film’s original print,
but was cut due to protests?
the Ku Klux Klan lynches Gus, what do they do with his body?
two characters are present at Ford’s Theater?
organization protested The Birth of a Nation and attempted
to organize boycotts of it?
many of the four main black or mulatto roles—Silas Lynch, Lydia,
Gus, and Mammy—are performed by black actors?
does the Union gain a crucial advantage that signals the beginning
of the end for the Confederacy?
revokes Ben Cameron’s death sentence?
inspires Ben to form the Ku Klux Klan?
was the $2 ticket price for The Birth
of a Nation significant?
did Griffith do before directing The Birth of a Nation?