Essay about Women 's Rights And Xenophobia

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The 1920’s brought a far-reaching change in the USA. Inventions, women’s rights and xenophobia (originally the word xenophobia comes from the Greek words “xénos”, its meaning is 'the stranger ' and 'the guest ' and “phóbos”, meaning 'fear ' (“Xenophobia”)) prevailed. Immigrants triggered serious fear for people. Xenophobia caused a violent group named “Ku Klux Klan”, the Red Scare and a book named The Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy.
The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is a violent group with a long history and it is the most infamous and the most hateful organization for Americans ("Ku Klux Klan."). The KKK was founded in 1866 (History.com Staff. "Ku Klux Klan."). The first two words, “Ku” and “Klux” derived from a Greek word, “kyklos,” and it means circle (History.com Staff. "Ku Klux Klan."). Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest was their first leader. In the south, local members of the Klan often wore masks and dressed in long white robes with hoods (History.com Staff. "Ku Klux Klan.").
In order to increase their controlled area, the Klan’s members started an underground campaign of threats and violence aimed at the white and black Republican leaders (History.com Staff. "Ku Klux Klan."). Afterwards, they held many violent activities. One of the most infamous states of the Klan activity took place in South Carolina (History.com Staff. "Ku Klux Klan."). On January 1871, five hundred masked men attacked the Union county jail and murdered eight black prisoners…

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