Race: The Klu Klux Klan


Race: The Klu Klux Klan

- Although blacks had been abolished from slavery in 1860 they still suffered badly from racial discrimination. 

- Segragation was still legal in many southern states where most blacks worked and lived. 

- Blacks usually had the worst houses and jobs, couldn't eat or travel with whites and could not expect fair treatment in the courts where the judges were all white. 

- In some states marriage between black and whites was forbidden


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