the significance of the KKK in the 1920's

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the significance of the KKK in the 1920's

How did the KKK affect society

what was the significance of the kkk in the 1920's

The KKK stricked fear into people by beating them or by linching. They also grew in numbers and became a powerfull political power.

how was the KKK in the 1920's different from the KKK in the reconstruction era? How are they similar? How were they different?

The KKK was not just against African Americans but against anyone who was not white anglo saxxon

One thing that is the same about the kkk in both time eras is the hatred about someone different and having th need to kill and beat those people.



What kind of people were part of the KKK?

The people that were in the kkk were people who were white anglo-saxon and hated anyone who was different then them

The KKK was signifacant to the 1920's because they grew in power, in numbers, and in status. The KKK was also responsible for multiple hate crimes which were usualy beatings or the death of others After the reconstruction era the KKK were not as active as they used to be and it stayed that way until the 1920's when more changes were made in the U.S. When the KKK came back they had changed their beliefs a little. The way they changed was that they were not only against african americans but were againt anyone who was not anglo saxon and white.One reason the KKK became for active was because there was a big movement of african americans in the north. The KKK became so powerful that they were considered a political power and even had some state governers on thier side. The kkk revived after Wiliam Joseph Simmons watched a film called ''Birth of a nation" Which portraid klansmen as great heros and by the end of 1925 up to 6,000,000 people were part of the KKK



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