Ku Klux Klan By Clive Webb Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    The Ku Klux Klan was originated in order to destroy what post-Civil War policy?
    • A. 

      Immigration Reform

    • B. 

      Reconstruction

    • C. 

      Deregulation

    • D. 

      Dixicratism

  • 2. 
    The decline of the KKK in the 1870s was largely due to (pick one):
    • A. 

      State interventions against the Klan

    • B. 

      Congressional interventions against the Klan

    • C. 

      The success of the Klan in securing white southern rule

    • D. 

      White revulsion from the violent methods employed by the Klan

  • 3. 
    Besides African Americans, name three groups targeted by the KKK following WWI:
    • A. 

      Immigrants, Jews and Catholics

    • B. 

      Immigrants, Protestants and Catholics

    • C. 

      Jews, Protestants and young men

    • D. 

      Jews, Protestants and Catholics

  • 4. 
    In the 1920s, the KKK was most prominent in the South and:
    • A. 

      New England

    • B. 

      West Coast

    • C. 

      Midwest

    • D. 

      East Coast

  • 5. 
    The rise of the KKK in the 1920s can be seen as an attempt by what group to regain control of the nation’s social order?
    • A. 

      White middle class men

    • B. 

      Rich white Catholic men

    • C. 

      All white people

    • D. 

      Immigrants

  • 6. 
    The latest incarnation of the KKK occurred after WWII as a reaction to what national movement?
    • A. 

      Segregation

    • B. 

      Civil Rights Movement

    • C. 

      Isolationism

    • D. 

      Nativism

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