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The second Klan arose during the , in response to urbanization and industrialization. Massive immigration from the largely Catholic countries of eastern and southern Europe led to friction with America's longer-established Protestant worshipers. The of African Americans to the North stoked racism by whites in Northern industrial cities; thus the second Klan would achieve its greatest political power not in any Southern state, but in . The migration of African Americans and whites from rural areas to Southern cities further increased tensions. The Klan grew most rapidly in cities which had high growth rates between 1910 and 1930, such as , , , , , and . Stanley Horn, a Southern historian sympathetic to the first Klan, was careful in an oral interview to distinguish it from the later "spurious Ku Klux organization which was in ill-repute — and, of course, had no connection whatsoever with the Klan of Reconstruction days".
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The first revisionist state history textbook ever published, and the first Southern state history to give a full account of all races, including of course the Civil Rights Movement.