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  • Ku Klux Klan
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    RACISM: It IS Still Alive Today Nazism... pg. 3 The Ku Klux Klan... pg. 7 Personal view... pg. 15 Bibliography... pg. 16 NAZISM Dozens of Political parties vied for power in the chaos that was Germany following World War I. Most were small, and one of the smallest was Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, or the German Workers Party, later to become known as the Nazi Party. This tiny group of malcontents should evolve into a force that would threaten to conquer the world was due to the twisted genius of one ...
  • Ideals Of The Ku Klux Klan
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    The Ku Klux Klan The KU KLUX KLAN is a group of white secret societies who oppose the advancement of blacks, Jews, Gays and other Minority groups. The Ku KLux Klan also known as the or the Klan, Is active in The United States of America and Canada. It often uses violence to achieve its goal in society. The members wear robes and hoods, and burn crosses at their outdoor meetings. They will also burn crosses to scare non-members. The was formed as a social club by a group of confederate army veter...
  • Ku Klux Klan
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    It has been heard and talked about throughout history, that there was never such a thing as 'The' Ku Klux Klan. There is traceable evidence of different movements and organizations that have used this name. The history of the K.K.K. corresponds with the history of race relations from our country. The Klan can be divided into five different eras: The Reconstruction, The End of the War (& Pulaski Six), The Klan Mobilization, The Reign of Terror, and The End of the First Era. Each stage was brought...
  • Member Of The Ku Klux Klan
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    After the Civil War was over it was nearly impossible for many of the Southerners to go back to their lives. They no longer had slaves, their family and friends were killed, and their homes and land were destroyed. The state government no longer existed and northern soldiers were now in charge. The whites' right to vote was gone, and it instead was given to the uneducated former slaves. Six white men met on Christmas Eve, 1865, in Pulaski, near the Alabama border of Tennessee to form a club whic...
  • Organization Of The Ku Klux Klan
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    To define an organization of the Ku Klux Klan is an enigma of many historians. Most historians either take the side of the Ku Klux Klan (a. k. a. the ) or as most show how hateful and immoral the were. One is not saying these ideas are wrong or right but both should be heard for one to determine the truth of what the really was and really stood for. Behind the Mask of Chivalry describes how and why the Ku Klux Klan rose in popularity in the 1920's-through campaigns over issues perceived by membe...
  • Hate And The Ku Klux Klan
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    Ku Klux Klan The Ku Klux Klan is one of America's oldest and most feared groups. Motivated by the dream of a world with only one race, the uses violence and moves above the law to support their cause. They have been in the shadows for over 130 years and continue to succeed in America's society today. The Ku Klux Klan began almost by accident during the rebuilding process after the civil war in the Southern United States. The southern people had suffered allot from the effects of the great war. M...
  • Beliefs Of The Ku Klux Klan
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    Ku Klux Klan The Ku Klux Klan is a secret society based on hatred and violence. The Klan claims that it stands for only law-abiding rallies and activities, but the Klan has been known for having hypocritical views throughout it's existence. No matter where the Klan is headed, violence is sure to be the destination. The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan claim that the Bible is on their side. They claim that the Bible condones their activity. Nowhere in the Bible is killing thy neighbor encouraged. They...
  • Ku Klux Klan Like Robes
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    America isn't a very open minded country in general. They have a 'my way or no way' attitude, and it shows in examples like the Ku Klux Klan. The Klan itself was based on ignorance and bigotry. They established the Klan because they were bored, but little did they know how much their small club would impact American history. The Klan started slowly with few members but then it grew to 550 000 at the official end of the Klan. The Ku Klux Klan's eventual collapse and early declined in active prote...
  • Second Ku Klux Klan Spread Fear
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    The rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan started a new wave of white supremacy in the United States. Under a different leader as well as a distinctly fresh creed, the second Klan began its reign after World War I. This Klan, unlike the Klan during the years of Reconstruction preyed upon more individuals and also struck a cord within the realm of politics. Also, the second Klan made its way into the North and was even quite popular in Michigan, particularly in Detroit, Lansing and Kalamazoo. Director D.W....
  • Ku Klux Klan's Long History Of Violence
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    The Ku Klux Klan, is a secret terrorist organization that originated in the southern states during the period of Reconstruction following the American Civil War and was reactivated on a wider geographic basis in the 20th century. The original Klan was organized in Pulaski, Tennessee, during the winter of 1865 to 1866, by six former Confederate army officers who gave their society a name adapted from the Greek word kuk los ("circle"). Although the Ku Klux Klan began as a prank ish social organiza...
  • Ku Klux Klan
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    The Ku Klux Klan also known as the was created in 1865 and the founder and leader of the was Nathan Bedford Forrest. The main goal of the was white superiority. To reach this goal they would reach to violence and terrorization on blacks. The used white robes and white masks to hide their faces. The was also known as the Invisible Empire. In 1871 a bill was passed that gave the president authority to use military troops against the. After that, the clan disappeared. A new leader named William J. ...
  • Second Ku Klux Klan
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    The Ku-Klux-Klan Facts about the Ku-Klux-Klan: - formed in May or early June 1966 in Pulaski, Tennessee by a small group of Confederate veterans (only 6 men) - the name Ku-Klux-Klan was derived from the greek word kyklos, circle - principal organization for underground resistance to Radical Reconstruction after the Civil War (they wanted to fight against the civil rights movement that freed the slaves after the American Civil War) - Klan was supposed to be a social club (former Klan members were...
  • Ku Klux Klan
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    Since the early development of society in the United States, racism has always been a divisive issue faced by communities on a political level. Our country was built from the immigration of people from an international array of backgrounds. However, multitudes of white supremacists blame their personal as well as economic misfortunes on an abundance of ethnic groups. African-Americans, Jews and Catholics are only some of the of groups tormented by these white supremacists. As the amount of ethni...
  • Second Rank Of The Klan
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    The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan came into existence at the end of the War Between the States, during the period? Black Reconstruction.? Nathan Bedford Forest is the man who led the first Klan in 1867. During this period, most white people had lost their right to vote and illiterate blacks, with no history of civilized government, became the mass of the voting population. This resulted in vast crime, violence, and corruption against white southerners. At the worst ...

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