The Ku Klux Kl Was The 1920s A Mainstream Organization?

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The Ku Klux Klan is a white supremacist group that ruined the lives of millions of African Americans. The Ku Klux Klan founded in 1915 by a William J. Simmons, who was a Methodist preacher, who had groups, or “klaverns”, in Alabama plus Georgia. In American history there has been three waves of the Ku Klux Klan. First was the Reconstruction-era Klan. They started in the South towards the conclusion of the Civil War that had a few thousand members. Their main goal was to manufacture it impossible for emancipated African Americans to have the ability to vote in addition to becoming in any way equal with whites. Second was the 1920s Klan, which was liked by people all around the country also included somewhere between 3-5 million members. This Klan was a result of World War I which caused a change in cultural, economic, as well as social values thanks to the Industrial Revolution. They were against those changes in values. Third, and the most recent Klan, showed up after World War II. They came from the Deep South. They didn’t allow African Americans to attain citizenship rights after it became an official right. Now, after the background details are over, the question is, was the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s a Mainstream Organization? By that question, I am referring, was the Ku Klux Klan a family organization such as Boy Scouts. …show more content…

Does America choose to own up to letting a white supremacy group influence the lives of people all of America? Either way it happened. It’s just the matter of Americans accepting it or

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