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birth of a nation
100

Where and when did the kkk first emerge?

The south during the Reconsruction Era

100

Who did the kkk hate?

African Americans, immigrants, Catholics, Jews, liberals, and progressives

100

What do they dress in, and why?

White hoods so that no one can figure out who they are

100

When was The Birth of a Nation released, and by who?

D.W. Griffith in 1915

200

When did they resurge?

During the civil rights movement in the 1950s-1960s

200

What did they fight for?

They fought for White supremacy and they wanted to make sure that African Americans stayed in slavery

200

How did the KKK start?

It started after the reconstruction because they disagreed with the idea of African Americans getting rights

200

How does Birth of a Nation portray the KKK?

In a good way- the movie promoted their popularity

300

When did the KKK begin to decline?

In the late 1920s

300

Where is the KKK most predominent?

Alabama but there are many mini-groups of the KKK everywhere

300

What is it called when the KKK secretly meets up at night?

A night-rally

300

What was the effect of the movie?

Many stepped up and launched campaigns to educate America on the horrors of the kkk

400

What year did the amount of people joining the KKK double?

2017

400

Who do they consist of?

White protestant middle-classed men

400

The KKK was crated because of their hate for _____

African Americans

400

What did the leading family in The Birth of a Nation go on to do?

They became the founders of the kkk

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