In 1915, the second Ku Klux Klan (KKK) was started by William J. Simmons. By the 1920s, it had millions of members in the American South and the Midwest. The second KKK fought bootleggers, immigrants, blacks, Catholics, and Jews. It operated openly in both illegal and legal ways. Which statement is an example of an illegal activity by the KKK?

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  • Well, the old KKK used to lynch, or hang, their victims. The new KKK is less life-threatening, and a little more of just plain disturbing the peace, so they're not much to fear.