An American Institution
Ku Klux Klan, Racism, Ideology
Race and Ethnicity | United States History
This essay will explore the history of the Klan, its ideology, and its appeal at the four separate times of its greatest strength. It will attempt to answer 4 basic questions. What was the Klan and what is it now? Why does it continue to appeal to a portion of the population? What purpose does it serve -- for members and for the general public? And what does its existence say about our society?
Gerry, W. (1991). An American Institution (Undergraduate honors thesis, University of Redlands). Retrieved from https://inspire.redlands.edu/proudian/55