The Klan’s Fight for Americanism (1926) Primary Source Excerpt Activity


During the 1920’s, in response to the increased immigration spurred by the Industrial Revolution and European turmoils, the popularity of the Ku Klux Klan rose in membership, approximately 8 million members. Nativism, the fear of increased immigration and the deterioration of traditional protestant values fed the growth of the KKK. The Imperial Wizard lays out the goals of the modern Klan in the North American Review, 1926.


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