Event Title

Session D-1: The Ku Klux Klan and White Nationalism in United States History

Session Number

D-1

Grade Level

HS

Start Date

3-3-2017 2:00 PM

End Date

3-3-2017 3:00 PM

Description

The session will trace the history of white nationalism from the ideologies that defended slavery, to the Ku Klux Klan and related groups during Reconstruction, to the second Klan of the 1920s, and finish with a discussion of today's Alt Right Movement and its role in the election of Donald Trump. Teachers will receive handouts and activities that are classroom tested and based on primary source documents. Teachers will learn to use the digitalized congressional KKK Reports that resulted from an investigation of the KKK during Reconstruction.

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Mar 3rd, 2:00 PM Mar 3rd, 3:00 PM

Session D-1: The Ku Klux Klan and White Nationalism in United States History

The session will trace the history of white nationalism from the ideologies that defended slavery, to the Ku Klux Klan and related groups during Reconstruction, to the second Klan of the 1920s, and finish with a discussion of today's Alt Right Movement and its role in the election of Donald Trump. Teachers will receive handouts and activities that are classroom tested and based on primary source documents. Teachers will learn to use the digitalized congressional KKK Reports that resulted from an investigation of the KKK during Reconstruction.