Lesson Two Ku Klux Klan

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					       Black Peoples of the USA  History
            (2): How have the
        experiences of Black Peoples             Key Stage 3
       in the USA changed from 1619              Black Peoples of the USA
                 to 2003?

Task            What is the Ku Klux Klan?



Outcomes &      Objectives
Objectives          To understand why the KKK formed initially.
                    To describe the three separate stages of the KKK.
                    To understand the term ‘carpetbaggers’.


                Outcomes
                1.   Write as many words or phrases that you know about
                     the KKK.
                2.   Answer the questions regarding how and why the KKK
                     first formed.
                3.   Answer the question regarding why the KKK burned          Image:
                     crosses.                                                  http://www.runet.edu/~w
                                                                               kovarik/class/images/Ku
                4.   Follow the links and write down five of the Klan’s core
                     beliefs, and five ways the Klan put their beliefs into    KluxKlan.jpg

                     action.
                5.   Analyse the ‘carpetbagger’ visual source and read the
                     definition, then answer the questions.
When and why did the Ku Klux
Klan first form?
   Follow the link: Factmonster - The First KKK
   Read the first paragraph – Why did the Ku
    Klux Klan first form in 1866?
   Read the second paragraph – Why did the
    Klan members dress in white robes?
White Anglo-Saxon
Protestants (WASPs)
                   Why do you think the
                    KKK burned crosses?
                   Tip: use adjectives to describe
                    the scene.
                   Now think about the acronym
                    the KKK used for themselves.
                   Finally, imagine you were a
                    Black person living in the
                    South at the time and saw this
                    scene nightly.
                   Now, answer the question!!
What were the central beliefs of
the KKK throughout their history?
Factmonster - Second KKK
Factmonster - KKK after WWII


   Beliefs                       Actions

   1)                            1)
   2)                            2)
   3)                            3)
   4)                            4)
   5)                            5)
What message is this source intended to send?
From who?
To who??


            Factmonster Definition: Carpetbaggers
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