The Comings and Goings
of the Ku Klux Klan
Deadline: Monday, October 15, 2012 by 08:00
Answer the questions about the Ku Klux Klan below on the blog:
1. After the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan have been more visible and threatening depending on the political and social climate of the times. What three time periods or years have the KKK been in existence?
2. Looking at the three time periods, what major events were occurring in the United States (and around the world) at the same times of the Ku Klux Klan's existence?
3. What minorities or social groups have been targeted by the Ku Klux Klan over time?
4. Why would an organization like the KKK still exist today? Why would someone want to be a part of such a group?