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 ( Staff. "Ku Klux Klan."). The first two words, “Ku” and “Klux” derived from a Greek word, “kyklos,” and it means circle ( 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 ( 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 ( 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 ( 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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