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.
24,968,178 questions answered
Popular Conversations
The line that contains the point Q( 1, -2) and is parallel to the ...
Weegy: -(4)^-2 is equal to - 1/16 -(4)^-2 = - 1/4^2 = - 1/16 User: Find the slope of the line that contains the ...
4/28/2016 11:38:51 AM| 3 Answers
What is the general term for any carbohydrate monomer? User: Which ...
Weegy: A difference between starch and glycogen is: Starch is found in plants, and glycogen is found in animals. ...
4/27/2016 12:35:06 AM| 2 Answers
Which fascist leader gained complete control of Spain in ...
Weegy: C. 1932 C. 1932
4/27/2016 6:29:22 AM| 2 Answers
Which of the following elements is a Group 1 ...
4/27/2016 11:42:58 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 888 [Total 888] Ratings 20 Comments 668 Invitations 2 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
Points 287 [Total 12239] Ratings 2 Comments 257 Invitations 1 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 231 [Total 3377] Ratings 0 Comments 231 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 131 [Total 131] Ratings 3 Comments 101 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 43 [Total 43] Ratings 4 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 43 [Total 56] Ratings 4 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 20 [Total 20] Ratings 2 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 20 [Total 52] Ratings 2 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 15 [Total 68] Ratings 0 Comments 15 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 14 [Total 19] Ratings 0 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.