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

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Chapter Ten Summary and Analysis

Chapter Ten begins with Grant's gathering information. Grant sent out all types of people to find out what was happening in the South. He had some detectives to infiltrate the dens of the Klan and learn all they could. In the gathering of information, the youngest member was found to be thirteen. For eight months the committees that Grant appointed took testimonies and saw witnesses. Even though many told the truth about their injuries from the Klan, all were afraid of what the Klan would do.

Elias Hill testified and afterwards joined a group of 167 other former slaves who were to board a ship for Liberia. The American Colonization Society had established the colony. Hill didn't believe a black man could ever be free in America.

In nine South Carolina counties Grant sent U.S. Marshals and federal soldiers...

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