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    KKKKu Klux Klan: The Second Era Second Era Activities: After the Ku Klux Klan fought for “White Rights” in the south‚ a more organized‚ second era Klan began in Georgia on Thanksgiving night in 1915. The clan was started by Colonel William Joseph Simmons as an anti-communist‚ anti-immigration‚ and America first league. Not much else is known about Klan activities until 1925‚ but it is known that between 1915-1927 the Klan grew to over 8 million members. These members were mainly doctors‚ judges

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    world has heard of the monstrosity of a group that is the KKK. The topic of the Ku Klux Klan and their actions is always a complex one to address‚ but it is always interesting and surprising. From the beating‚ to bombing‚ and of course their infamous white robes and masks. However‚ there was more to their history than just those things. You have to start at the very beginning of their time to fully understand the Ku Klux Klan. Most people just skip maybe the most important fact about them; when and

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    Investigation of The Ku Klux Klan 1.0 Introduction 1.1 What is/are the issue(s) under discussion. The issue is that if the KKK (Ku Klux Klan) should be watched. They are gaining a lot of members and gaining influences around the southern states. 1.2 Who are the organisations/persons involved. The organisations that are involved were the KKK (Ku Klux Klan) and the groups they targeted are people who are not a white Anglo-Saxon protestant (WASP)‚ such as blacks‚ new immigrants‚ Catholics

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    The History and Political Impact of the Ku Klux Klan Peter McLoud July 18‚ 2003 Southern Politics Dr. Binford The “Invisible Empire” of the Ku Klux Klan was an empire that evolved from the fear of change and from the hate of one’s fellow man (Alexander xxii). Following the U.S. Civil War‚ the South was left desolated and destroyed‚ with the people of the South being gripped with fear and frustration over the bleak conditions and the drastic changes in the political power structure

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    www.infoplease.com/history/ku-klux-klan.html The second Ku Klux Klan was founded in 1915 by William J Simmons. The new Klan had a wider programme than its forerunner‚ for it added to “white supremacy” an intense nativism and anti-Catholicism (it was also anti-Semitic). Professing itself as non-political‚ the Klan nevertheless controlled politics in many communities and in 1922‚ 1924 and 1926 elected many state officials and a number of Congressman. Texas‚ Oklahoma‚ Indiana‚ Oregon and Maine were

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    The Ku Klux Klan‚ KKK‚ was a society who took lives based on their race. They terrorized blacks and tried to prevent Reconstruction efforts. The KKK was was a “white supremacist” organization that was founded in the year 1866‚ according to encyclopedia.com. This group was shared between 4 million people nationally. This society aimed their violent acts towards both white and black Republican leaders. Some examples would be bombing black schools and some churches‚ and extremely violent attacks against

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    Shelby Drews 1-21-12 WH:1 History of the KKK The Ku Klux Klan was on of our Nations most feared groups. As I look back on the history of the Ku Klux Klan I can’t imagine living in a society of hatred in which friends and family were killed just because of the color of their skin. The KKK established horrifying memories towards the African American race in which they did not merit. After the Civil War ended‚ the Southern States went through a time period known as the Reconstruction‚

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    History Fair Process Paper The Ku Klux Klan For this year’s history fair‚ our group decided to do our project on the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). We chose this topic because it’s something the four of us are very interested in. The KKK were against people specifically because of their race or religion. That was a big issue in the past‚ but it’s still a problem we see today. That is why we wanted to focus on the Ku Klux Klan for history fair this year. This Klan was founded on things like racism‚ anti-Semitism

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    The Ku Klux Klan The Ku Klux Klan was started as an underground terrorist group against the civil rights movement that freed the slaves after the American Civil War. (sun.menloschool.org) The Ku Klux Klan or commonly referred as the KKK would define themselves as a political party‚ one that they also call the White Rights Movement. Whites‚ according to the KKK are giving up their lives in a sacrificial manner for those who are not white. (sun.menloschool.org) The KKK was made up of both men and

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    The Ku Klux Klan is a racist‚ anti-Semitic movement with a commitment to extreme violence to achieve its goals of racial segregation and white supremacy. Of all the types of right-wing hate groups that exist in the United States‚ the Klan remains the one with the greatest number of national and local organizations around the country.  More than 40 different Klan groups exist‚ many having multiple chapters‚ or “klaverns‚” including a few that boast a presence in a large number of states. There are

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