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Author Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Title They called themselves the K.K.K. : the birth of an American terrorist group / by Susan Campbell Bartoletti.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 322.4 B293    ---  Available
Description 172 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A note to the reader -- "Bottom rail top" -- "Boys, let us get up a club" -- "I was killed at Chickamauga" -- "Worms would have been eating me now -- "They say a man ought not to vote" -- "I am going to die on this land" -- "A whole race trying to go to school" -- "They must have somebody to guide them" -- "Forced by force, to use force" -- "The sacredness of the human person" -- Epilogue : "it tuck a long time" -- Time line of the civil rights movement.
Summary Susan Campbell Bartoletti examines the beginnings of the Ku Klux Klan, a group that "became a country within a country, a shadow government with its own constitution, leaders, laws, and police-all dedicated to the principle that white people only should control all aspects of government and society."
Audience Ages 15 & up
Grades 10 & up
Study Program AR RL 9.2 7.0 138631.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.) -- Juvenile literature.
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) -- Juvenile literature.
Racism -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Hate groups -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9780618440337 : 13.95

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