Ku Klux Klan

Say that 3 times fast!!!

Ku Klux Klan

It was a secret society organized to prevent freed people from exercising their rights. It was formed in the 1866.


Ku Klux Klan

They wore white sheets and hoods. They would do any thing they could to stop them from excising their rights. They were very violent.


Civil Rights Act of 1871

The act empowered the president to suspend the writ of habeas corpus to combat the Ku Klux Klan. It was passed during the Reconstruction time.