African American History II—First Reflection Paper for Dino Bryant 1) “What the Black Wants” by Frederick Douglass1865 2) Petition of Committee on Behalf of the Freedmen to Andrew Johnson (1865) 3) The Ku Klux Klan: “Organization and Principles” of the Order (1868) 4) Knights of the White Camelia (1868) s 5) Robert B. Elliott on Civil Rights (1874) 6) Militant White Supremacy (The closest title of the editorial is “White People Must Regain Control of Their States,” which appears in the Atlanta News on September 10, 1874.
Read chapters twelve and thirteen from African Americans (African American Odyssey. In a three to four-page essay, please discuss the following questions in detail: What expectations did African Americans have for Reconstruction? Did minorities present a threat (real or perceived) to whites? How did whites respond to such “threats”? Did such responses endanger the fragile peace that leaders work so hard to achieve? Are you able to identify with any or all parties involved?