The rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan started a new wave of white supremacy in the United States. Under a different leader as well as a distinctly fresh creed, the second Klan began its reign after World War I. This Klan, unlike the Klan during the years of Reconstruction preyed upon more individuals and also struck a cord within the realm of politics. Also, the second Klan made its way into the North and was
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The second Ku Klux Klan spread fear among many foreign as well as American citizens. Yet, it also gave many people comfort in a time of tension and upheaval in American society. It gave its members organization, companionship and a reason for living, a purpose in life. Although it was an unlawful and hatred filled group many Americans looked to the Ku Klux Klan to solve the problems that their government was solving.