In 1915 the first great feature length film “Birth of a Nation” was released in the United States. Using the showing of the film as a recruitment tool, the Ku Klux Klan revived itself to become more powerful in the 1920’s than it had ever been, expanding chapters to every state in the union. Please watch Video: The Ku Klux Klan – A Secret History. A state, not in the former confederacy, is entirely taken over by the KKK through popular/democratic elections.
The Great Depression which began with the Crash of Wall Street in October 1929 and World War II will actually play significant roles in beginning to improve conditions both political and economic for African Americans and women in America.
In approximately 300 words per event, pick three major events (legal, political or historic) that significantly change race relations in America. Be specific in your description of what those things were and exactly how they brought about these changes. 3-4 pages