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As the American people are at war their supporters cheer them on back home working hard making war materials and doing everything they can to help out Everything is fine the economy everybody has jobs everybody gets paid and nobody has any complaints about this As the war came to an end all the troops head back home and now are in dire need of a job Since the war has ended some jobs are not needed anymore such as the building of tanks or firearms Now with people off work and soldiers who also need work there where thousands of people in need of money This is when the post-war era of the 1920s begin Many events occurred in the 1920s that show how liberal it was and how much it was needed but I see the 1920s as a conservative note After the war was over many people began to show their nativism to the country One group showed it in numbers this was the Ku Klux Klan KKK The KKK was mainly made up of white males who were native-born and would wear white hood and robe The KKK seemed to be more of keeping the old way of life and how things used to be and are against any change in the way people live They had efforts in trying to keep black people in their place and to drive Catholics Jews and other foreigners from the land Clan members were not of famous people or anything of the sort but in the quote of Grand Wizard Hiram Evans Klan member plain people the everyday not highly cultured not overly intellectualized but entirely unspoiled and not de-Americanized average citizens of the old stock The Klan was into keeping everything the same fearing that some job opportunities would be taken by immigrants and that immigrants would overthrow the American way of life Therefore they expressed their frustrations through racial violence That
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