Ku Klux Klan During Reconstruction: History & Explanation


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The original Ku Klux Klan operated during which period of American history?

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1. The main goal of the Ku Klux Klan was which of the following?

2. Which of the following was NOT a means by which the Klan used to spread fear and violence?

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The practice questions in our assessment tools will help test your understanding of the lesson on the Ku Klux Klan during Reconstruction. As you complete the quiz, you'll be asked about topics such as the goals and demise of the Ku Klux Klan.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet duo covers:

  • Goals of the Ku Klux Klan
  • KKK's use of fear tactics
  • Causes of the Klan's demise

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  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who worked to combat the Ku Klux Klan's violent actions

Additional Learning

With our related lesson called Ku Klux Klan During Reconstruction: History & Explanation, you can strengthen your understanding of this topic. It covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the origins of the Ku Klux Klan and their fear tactics
  • Recognize the goals and purpose of the Klan
  • Identify attempts to counter the Klan's activities
  • Understand the cause and effect of federal intervention
  • Recognize the factors that led to the demise of the Ku Klux Klan