How Did The Ku Klux Klan Destroyed Reconstruction

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Aggressive. Extreme. Racist. These are three words to describe the South during the time after the Civil war called reconstruction. In order to not only rebuild the South but to help welcome freedmen after the war, the country had to come together in order to help heal the nation. However, all acts of reconstruction were cut short when the South ultimately killed it. People like the Ku Klux Klan helped to ensure that reconstruction would be stopped and the South would regain its power. The Ku Klux Klan was one of the main groups of people that destroyed reconstruction because of their extreme ways. They used violence as a way to achieve their goal of destroying reconstruction. They killed many people just because of the color of their skin.
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