Discussion Post

Following the American Civil War, the nation witnessed the emergence and then re-emergence of the Ku Klux Klan, the oldest domestic terrorist organization founded in the United States. This organization used a variety of terror-like tactics against the communities it targeted. For this week’s discussion, compare the activities of the Klan in the early to mid-1900s to other types of domestic terrorism existing in our contemporary time today, including but not limited to mass shootings, marathon bombings, lynchings in America, or the January 6th Insurrection. Your response should illicit lively academic and fact-based evidenced debate over a historical period, event, or person