Ku Klux Klan

Ku Klux Klan

The Ku Klux Klan was founded in 1866 by 6 young confederates who were furious about the freedom of blacks. They wanted to try and make a stop to this so they would burn their churches,murder, mobbing, hangings, and shootings.They also did these things for political power. The Ku Klux Klan was a very important topic in U.S history. It is important because it showed that whites were very upset that blacks won their freedom and they wanted to do something to stop it. This caused many citizens to second guess the decision of blacks freedom, but also made many citizens realize that this was so cruel and they wanted to try to stop all the cruelty. It is also important today because if blacks weren't treated like that by the Ku Klux Klan they wouldn't have the same rights that they have today. Also, when the Ku Klux Klan did these things to the blacks it made many whites realize that they were were unfair to the blacks which made them want to make a difference. In conclusion, the Ku Klux Klan was very important in history and today because they changed many peoples opinion on blacks and changed the blacks rights as well.