A Historical Analysis of the Ku Klux Klan after 1865


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A Historical Analysis of the Ku Klux Klan after 1865
This historical analysis will define the role of the Ku Klux Klan as a subversive group that operated in Tennessee and eventually throughout the South after the end of the Civil War. The subversive nature of the group relied heavily on an underground network system that begun by Confederate Soldiers in Tennessee embittered at the end of slavery. By examining the role of these groups in attacks on Jewish people and African Americans, the Force Act and the Ku Klux Act was used by the Federal government to combat these organizations. In essence, a history of the Ku Klux Klan will be brought forth after 1865 in the post Civil War reconstruction Era.
The creation of the Ku Klux Klan was...
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.....ould later be reinstated during the early part of the 20th century. This is the history of the KKK after 1865 and of its decline and fall in 1874.
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