The Ku Klux Klan
How the Ku Klux Klan was Formed
Evolution of the Klan
How fast did the Klan Evolve?
1920: 4 Million members.
1980: Under 10,000 members.
The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way. - Charles Rangell
What did the Klan Do?
- Burned Down homes of Blacks
- Tortured Blacks
- Scared Blacks by making them think the Klan members were ghosts
- Hanged people without motive
- Started Shootings at Black Rallies
- Shouted Racist things
What was the Klan's Importance at the time?
What impact does the Ku Klux Klan have on todays world?
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