To answer this question correctly, students must identify the historical development represented in a photograph and clearly explain why it is historically significant. For the first question, successful students will identify the Ku Klux Klan parade in Washington, D.C., as representative of the the growth of the Klan in the 1920s. For Question 2, successful students might discuss one or more of the following:
- The parade, in which around 30,000 members of the KKK marched down Pennsylvania Avenue, represents the large influence of the white supremacist organization in the 1920s.
- The large display by the Klan reflected the racism, nativism, and religious bigotry rampant in the country in the 1920s.
- Any significant consequences of this historical development.
Student clearly identifies the historical development depicted in the photograph.
Student clearly and specifically explains why the historical development is significant.
Student provides correct information related to the historical development but does not clearly identify the historical development.
Question 2: Student correctly elaborates on the development but does not clearly explain why it is historically significant.
Student does not correctly identify the historical development.
Student does not provide a correct or relevant explanation for why the development is historically significant.