The Ku Klux Klan

By: Nicole H. Schlesselman

Who?

People who didn't like the African Americans

What?

The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) was a group of people that dressed entirely in white, and went around burning churches, and African Americans homes. They sometimes even killed.

Where?

Mostly in Washington, DC. But it was in a lot of other places too.

When?

In the late 1800s to the mid-1900s.

Why?

This happened because a lot of people didn't like the African Americans, and didn't want them to have equal rights.