Question and answer
What can an increase in the power of the Ku Klux Klan during the 1920s be attributed to?
Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as the Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right[5][6][7][8] organizations in the United States, [ which have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism.[9] Since the mid-20th century, the KKK has also been
anti-communist.[9] The current manifestation is splintered into several chapters with no connections between each other; it is classified as a hate group by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center.[10] It is estimated to have between 3,000 and 5,000 members as of 2012.[11] The first Klan flourished in the Southern United States in the late 1860s, then died out by the early 1870s. Members adopted white costumes: robes, masks, and conical hats, designed to be outlandish and terrifying, and to hide their identities.[12] The second KKK flourished nationwide in the early and mid 1920s, and adopted the same costumes and code words as the first Klan, while introducing cross burnings.[13] The third KKK emerged after World War II and was associated with opposing the Civil Rights Movement and progress among minorities. The second and third incarnations of the Ku Klux Klan made frequent reference to the USA's "Anglo-Saxon" and "Celtic" blood, harking back to 19th-century nativism and claiming descent from the original 18th-century British colonial revolutionaries.[14] The first and third incarnations of the Klan have well-established records of engaging in terrorism and political violence, though historians debate whether or not the tactic was supported by the second KKK. ]
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: What can an increase in the power of the Ku Klux Klan during the 1920s be attributed to?

Weegy: Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as the Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right[5][6][7][8] organizations in the United States, [ which have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism.[9] Since the mid-20th century, the KKK has also been anti-communist.[9] The current manifestation is splintered into several chapters with no connections between each other; it is classified as a hate group by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center.[10] It is estimated to have between 3,000 and 5,000 members as of 2012.[11] The first Klan flourished in the Southern United States in the late 1860s, then died out by the early 1870s. Members adopted white costumes: robes, masks, and conical hats, designed to be outlandish and terrifying, and to hide their identities.[12] The second KKK flourished nationwide in the early and mid 1920s, and adopted the same costumes and code words as the first Klan, while introducing cross burnings.[13] The third KKK emerged after World War II and was associated with opposing the Civil Rights Movement and progress among minorities. The second and third incarnations of the Ku Klux Klan made frequent reference to the USA's "Anglo-Saxon" and "Celtic" blood, harking back to 19th-century nativism and claiming descent from the original 18th-century British colonial revolutionaries.[14] The first and third incarnations of the Klan have well-established records of engaging in terrorism and political violence, though historians debate whether or not the tactic was supported by the second KKK. ]
roisRie|Points 290|

User: What can an increase in the power of the Ku Klux Klan during the 1920s be attributed to? A. a rise in nativism and the Great Migration B.a rise in nativism and the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment C.a rise in immigration of northern and eastern Europeans D.the Great Migration and the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment

Weegy: D. The Great Migration and the passage of the Nineteenth Amaendment gave rise to the Ku Klu Klan
Expert answered|MrG|Points 2166|

Question
Asked 12/26/2012 1:36:33 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
18,803,104 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Write an equation that represents the problem, then solve the ...
Weegy: 4*6=x
12/21/2014 10:22:19 AM| 2 Answers
Multiply. (-8.7)(-1.1) User: divide -5/-20
Weegy: The answer is 100
12/21/2014 10:42:03 AM| 2 Answers
definition of technical writing
Weegy: Writing is language in a textual medium through the use of a set of signs or symbols (known as a writing ...
12/21/2014 2:20:26 PM| 2 Answers
Hypothesis testing is sometimes called
Weegy: A hypothesis is an educated guess about how things work. User: Hypothesis testing is sometimes called ...
12/21/2014 1:54:44 AM| 1 Answers
how many years are in a lightyear?
12/21/2014 4:18:21 AM| 1 Answers
You can move the insertion point into the next text placeholder by ...
Weegy: You can move the insertion point into the next text placeholder by pressing the CTRL ENTER keyboard shortcut ...
12/21/2014 4:23:03 AM| 1 Answers
Bureaucratic capture is when
Weegy: Bureaucratic capture is the concept that bureaucracies, particularly government agencies or regulating bodies, ...
12/21/2014 8:39:24 AM| 1 Answers
The word "polygraph" means (Points : 2) many verbal cues. many ...
Weegy: The word "polygraph" means: All of the above
12/21/2014 8:43:30 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
L
Points 1159 [Total 5003]| Ratings 0| Comments 1159| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 759 [Total 1450]| Ratings 1| Comments 749| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
P
Points 695 [Total 14880]| Ratings 1| Comments 685| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 681 [Total 681]| Ratings 1| Comments 671| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 142 [Total 6461]| Ratings 1| Comments 132| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 83 [Total 1543]| Ratings 1| Comments 73| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 33 [Total 6700]| Ratings 0| Comments 33| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 30]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 3|Offline
S
Points 23 [Total 29]| Ratings 0| Comments 23| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 22 [Total 22]| Ratings 0| Comments 2| Invitations 2|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.