US History Review Test 1 Part 2.1 - KKK southern white vigilantes who launched a campaign of violence and intimidation against freed people who dared to

US History Review Test 1 Part 2.1 - KKK southern white...

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KKK - southern white vigilantes who launched a campaign of violence and intimidation against freed people who dared to resist the demands of white planters and other employers. They were at first a group of Tennessee war veterans who became a white supremacist terrorist organization and spread to other states. They killed black people and white people who stood up for black people often in public to reassert their authority and defy the federal government. They aimed to preserve the supremacy of the white race in the U.S. New South - Henry Grady coined the name. The term is used to describe to describe the American South , after 1877. Knights of Labor - a national labor union founded by Uriah Stephens and other Philadelphia tailors. They aimed to unite industrial and rural workers, the self-employed and the wage earner, blacks and whites, men and women. Knights were committed to private property and to the independence of the farmer, the entrepreneur, and the industrial worker. The Knights banned

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