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How did the KKK affected the lives of African Americans during the civil rights movement inthe 1960’s?Word Count: 1,992Section 1: Identification and Evaluation of SourcesThis investigation will evaluate the question: How did the KKK affected the lives of
African Americans during the civil rights movement in the 1960’s? The civil rights movement was from the 1960’s and the 1970’s, yet the 60s was when the beginning of dramatic change within the social norms of society really happened, and this essay will analyze the political, social, and personal aspects of African Americans with their aim being limited by a religious and political society.Source 1: McVeigh, Rory, et al. “Political Polarization as a Social Movement Outcome: 1960s Klan Activism and Its Enduring Impact on Political Realignment in Southern Counties, 1960 to 2000.” JSTOR, American Sociological Association, Dec. 2014, ?The first source that will be assessed is Rory McVeigh, David Cunningham, and Justin Farrell’s journal article “Political Polarization as a Social Movement Outcome: 1960s Klan Activism and Its Enduring Impact on Political Realignment in Southern Counties, 1960 to 2000”,published December 2014. The origin of this source is valuable because all three of the authors themselves are American sociologists and historians who have a clear understanding and background as to what may have occurred during the civil rights movement. Moreover, the date of the publication is valuable due to the fact that they’ve gotten the convenience to analyze books, autobiographies, newspaper articles, and interviews that created within the question. Nevertheless, the origin of the source has its limitations because the publication happened years after the actual event took place, since all three of the authors don’t have the up-front experience of that decade, not having the capability to ask their own questions that may have deepened the message that there writers were trying to convey.The purpose of all three of the authors is to analyze government documents, actions, and influence that have portrayed and shaped the mindset and the future of many African American
lives, with the result of a political groups. However, since these are all three authors that seem to have studied the political concerns within the time period of the 1960’s and 1970’s, there are limits as to what may pertain as the one who may have done a lot of the work, and the others justbeing there for the act of just gathering information.Source 2: Drabble, John. “To Ensure Domestic Tranquility.” Journal of American Studies, Cambridge University Press, 1 Aug. 2004, .The second source that will be assisted is John Drabbles journal article “To Ensure Domestic Tranquility: The FBI, Cointelpro-White Hate and Political Discourse, 1964-1971”, published August 2004. The origin of this article is valuable because John Drabbles is known as Dr.John Drabble since he is someone who teaches history and American Studies, making it clear

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