United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2014

Ku Klux Klan

The KKK was a semi-secret organization in the South
(Source: Harper's Weekly)

Question 131490

One of the responses of Southerners to Reconstruction was to join the Ku Klux Klan which was formed

(A) to harass Jews, Roman Catholics, and foreigners, as well as blacks
(B) by Republican politicians
(C) with the full support of the Freedmen's Bureau
(D) by former Union soldiers
(E) as a vigilante group to harass Republicans and blacks, particularly economically successful ones

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