Social Injustice In American Society In The 1920's

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The 1920’s was a new time period in which Americans started to have a variety of issues with each other. Social and racial issues paved the way for the start of a new period of social injustice in American Society. During the start of the 1920’s the Ku Klux Klan began to re-emerge back into American Society. Nativism and many other key problems during the 1920’s instigated the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan. Originally the Ku Klux Klan died out, but due to the intolerance of many Americans who could not accept diversity, the KKK started to integrate itself back into society. The new KKK began to target Catholics, Jews, and foreigners and not solely African Americans, and the KKK not only triumphed in the South, it also began to take over the North. …show more content…
Every American wanted to keep their traditional values and they did not want anyone to go against them. Nativism and xenophobia played a huge role in the rebirth of the KKK. A lot of Americans wanted to keep all their beliefs and they did not want to change them at all. The Ku Klux Klan targeted a new variety of people who they believed were the main biggest threats to their traditional values. Traditional values were defined by the KKK. Nothing else would have redeveloped the KKK, intolerance was the main reason why the Ku Klux Klan resurged back to life. Intolerance was growing quickly during the 1920’s. Americans did not know that they were the reason why the KKK redeveloped. They were just focused on keeping the same American values. Also many Americans believed that immigrants were the biggest threats to them. Many Americans were afraid that immigrants would steal their jobs, change their beliefs, and damage the American Society. No one wanted anything to be different. Nothing else would be the reason why the Ku Klux Klan emerged again other than the extreme growth of intolerance of Americans during the