The Ku Klux Klan During The 1920s

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The Ku Klux Klan during the 1920s was primarily based in the southern United States but had a presence throughout the country, it was known for the use of violence, intimidation, and terrorism to support and maintain white supremacy, and its goal was to prevent progress for African Americans, immigrants, and other minority groups, basically all non-withes. The Klan's resurgence in the 1920s was a reaction to two significant events of the era: the Great Migration and the rise of nativism. The Great Migration was a large movement of African Americans coming from the south United States to the north cities in search of better opportunities and equality, the large Migration of African Americans into predominant white cities created social tensions

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