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  • Ku Klux Klan
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    The Rise and Fall of the Ku Klux Klan "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness" - Thomas Jefferson (Cultural Racism 1) This excerpt from the Declaration of independence specifically stated that all men are created equal, but that is contradiction to the governments decisions. The Ku Klux Klan founded in 1865 by William Nathan Be...
  • Knights Of The Ku Klux Klan
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    Ku Klux Klan What is the Klan The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is a fraternal, patriotic movement promoting the ideals of Western Christian Civilization and White Racial political self-determination. It is not merely a "social association", but a dynamic, crusading White movement of world-historical perspective seeking the establishment of White Christian Political Self Determination. It is working to rebuild our collapsing society on the principles of Christian honor, honesty, duty, courage, bro...
  • Ku Klux Klan
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    The Ku Klux Klan is the organisation in USA that has been torturing and The Black people living in America since they entered America as workers. They are racist people who be live that the Whites are superior to other races. The Ku Klux Klan's long history of violence grew out of the resentment and hatred many white Southerners felt in the aftermath of the Civil War. Blacks, having won the struggle for freedom from slavery, were now faced with a new struggle against widespread racism and the te...
  • Klan And Harm Former Black Slaves
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    I have learned that the Ku Klux Klan was in response to the Southern bitterness towards blacks having won freedom from slavery in the aftermath of the civil war. Congress had passed the Reconstruction Acts which divided the South into 5 military districts, each under a general. New elections were to be held in each state with freed, black, male slaves being allowed to vote; this infuriated Southerners. The first branch of the Ku Klux Klan was founded in Pulaski, Tennessee, around 1865, the name ...
  • American Morals And Pride The Klan
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    The Ku Klux Klan A Deep Scar upon our History In the southern states of the USA, the era known as the "Reconstruction" period created a tension, a fear and total hate for the black race among many white people. This event was the result of the primitive version of constitutional equality of the African-American race at the end of the Civil War. It was in this state of confusion and transition that the terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan was born. Before the end of the civil war, May 26th 18...
  • Ku Klux Klan Members
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    " In world history, those who have helped to build the same culture are not necessarily of one race, and those of the same race have not all participated in one culture. In scientific language, culture is not a function of race' (Benedict). The sad fact is that many races are discriminated against. Discrimination is defined as the act of perceiving and making evident the distinctions between two different groups of people. There have been many groups that have been very discriminating, but the o...
  • Ku Klux Klan
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    The Ku Klux Klan has been the most organized of the many different White supremacy groups that came into being after the Civil War. The ill-reputed Knights of the Klan have been involved in countless incidents of human rights violations against blacks and other minority groups in America. Especially in the South, during and after the Reconstruction period, the Klan played a major part in formulating and forcefully employing many of the Jim Crow laws, that delayed black mans true freedom for a ce...
  • Black Ku Klux Klan
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    A living organization changes with time. Some parts of it may remain identical to that which was first constructed. Most parts will adapt to changes in the world, in society, and in mankind itself. If it does not change, it withers and dies. Organizations which fail to adapt to changes, whether they like it or not, tend to become shrunken relics of their original selves. They become mummified images of a once living creation. Such an organization is the Ku Klux Klan, better known as the. The Ku ...
  • Members Of The Ku Klux Klan
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    Over the years many people have created groups to support their beliefs. These groups allow people with the same ideas to gather together and work out plans to advance their ideas. All of the groups that have been established have not necessarily gained a positive image from the public. One example is the Ku Klux Klan. The Ku Klux Klan originated over one hundred years ago and has gone through many eras and changes since its beginning. Although many people know the Ku Klux Klan exists, they do n...
  • Ku Klux Klan A Secret Terrorist Organization
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    Ku Klux Klan A secret terrorist organization that began in the southern states during the reconstruction period following the Civil War and was reactivated on a larger basis in the 20th century. The original Klan was brought together in Pulaski, Tennessee in 1865, by six X-Confederate officers who gave their society a name from the Greek word kuk los. Although the Ku Klux Klan began as a prank ish social organization, its activities soon were directed against the Republican Reconstruction govern...
  • 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 In The 1920's
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    In this essay I set out to explore the reasons for the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1920's and see its impact on US politics at the time. Firstly, I will briefly outline the history and guidelines of the Ku Klux Klan, as it existed before 1920's, as I believe it is important to understand the Klan's concept in the American history. And secondly, I will discuss particular Klan policies in its second version in 1920's and means of influencing the whole US nation. The issue of the Klan was...
  • 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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