Domestic Terrorism Research Paper

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As this paper will discuss on domestic terrorism which includes acts against the U.S. that are dangerous to human life, violate federal or state criminal laws, have no actual connection to international terrorists, and appear to be intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population, influence domestic government policy through intimidation or coercion, or affect the conduct of our government by mass destruction, assassination or kidnapping. (J. Keith Akins, 2006)
I want to take you back to the beginning to the time this organization was founded in 1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee, and believe it or not this terror organization didn’t start off as such, it started off as a social group started by Confederate soldiers and to far after evolving into a terrorist group who based their organization on white power. The Ku Klux clan thought that if they employed violence, it would push back Reconstruction and its enfranchisement of African Americans. They focused their time on targeting African Americans more so than any other group, though they also targeted republicans.
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Not all whites hate blacks, but the ones that did join the white supremacist movement which erupted into violent riots where peoples' homes were burned down, schools were burned down and people lost their lives. This type of violence wasn’t just confined to Tennessee similar acts of racisms broke out hundreds of miles away in New Orleans, where white supremacist formed angry mobs and attacked black suffrage convention, killing blacks and if there were any whites there who allied with them they were killed as
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