For this assignment, you will write a short essay responding to the historical inquiry question created by one of your classmates.
1. Review the questions posted by your classmates for this unit on the Unit 1 Historical Inquiry Questions discussion page.
2. Select a second topic that is substantially different from the one you chose for any of your essays in this unit.
3. Write an essay of 250- to 400-words in which you respond to the question you chose. Ensure that you reference a primary and secondary source for your essay, and that you are not reusing sources. You may wish to, or need to, research your own sources beyond what has been provided.
Here is the Question to answer.
Why did the Ku Klux Klan try to suppress the colored vote during reconstruction?