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They called themselves the K.K.K. : the birth of an American terrorist group

They Called Themselves K.K.K.

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, p.172 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr HS2330 .K63 B37 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8822967

Keywords:

Hate groups--United States--History, Hate groups--United States--History--Juvenile literature, Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Juvenile literature, Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.), Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.)--Juvenile literature, Racism--United States--History, Racism--United States--History--Juvenile literature, United States--Race relations

Abstract:

Contents: A note to the reader -- "Bottom rail top" -- "Boys, let us get up a club" -- "I was killed at Chickamauga" -- "Worms would have been eating me now -- "They say a man ought not to vote" -- "I am going to die on this land" -- "A whole race trying to go to school" -- "They must have somebody to guide them" -- "Forced by force, to use force" -- "The sacredness of the human person" -- Epilogue : "it tuck a long time" -- Time line of the civil rights movement.; Summary: Documents the history and origin of the Ku Klux Klan from its beginning in Pulaski, Tennessee, and provides personal accounts, congressional documents, diaries, and more.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 1180; Ages 14-up; Book level 9.2; Informational