They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group - Chapter Two Summary & Analysis

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Chapter Two Summary and Analysis

In Chapter Two the reader finds the beginnings of the K.K.K. Six Confederate officers came back to their hometown of Pulaski, Tennessee heartbroken and defiant. The men: John Lester, Calvin Jones, Richard Reed, James Crowe, Frank McCord, and John Kennedy were the original six to start the club. During the first years that the Confederates were home, many soldiers were not allowed to go back into business or professions. The normal society amusements were no longer happening in the depressed and gloomy Southern country. The six men came together out of boredom in the beginning. All six were educated and probably discussed politics as well as how the South would gain strength. The Northern soldiers swarmed all over the town and Southerners probably considered Reconstruction to be as horrible as the war. The South was made up...

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