Ku Klux Klan

Civil War Terrorists

Who was/is the Ku Klux Klan?

  • They were a group of white Southerners
  • The were a Terrorist Organization
  • They wore white robes
  • Went around scaring African-Americans

What did the Ku Klux Klan do?

  • They burn't down African-American buildings
  • They threatened, yelled racist comments at them, and started riots
  • Tortured and murdered them
  • They raped them
  • They also harmed Jews, Romans, Catholics, and other groups

Founders of The Klan

“It's not appropriate to joke about the Ku Klux Klan,” ~Mitt Romney

How are the Klan Controlled?

  • The Klan is controlled under the Ku Klux Klan Act
  • Also the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

Where was the Klan Founded?

  • The Ku Klux Klan was founded in Pulaski, Tennessee
  • The Klan expanded throughout the South by 1870
  • The Klan still exists today, but are monitored