Lynching was a practice all too common
in the United States. Lynching is most often associated with race relations
after the end of the civil
war and the destruction of slavery. Lynching was a form of terror used
to suppress the minority African-American population.
in all parts of the nation. The effort to outlaw lynching was a political
cause of generations. African-Americans, the most
common victims of lynch law, led the fight to outlaw the practice.
Our links indicate that support for the outlawing of lynching came from
one source. They also demonstrate that some Americans wrote favorably
the practice of lynching.