Ku Klux Klan

Ku Klux Klan


The Ku Klux Klan is a White Supremacist Group. The first Ku Klux Klan group, developed in the winter of 1865 to 1866 in Pulsaki, Tennessee. The groups original name was kuklos which means circle. The Ku Klux Klan started off as just something to do to cure their boredom with practical jokes as their activities. Although a popular theory about how the Ku Klux Klan that it was through the American Civil War but the theory I have suggested makes much more sense I believe. During the night, they would dress up like ghosts to disguise themselves. They then began to focus on racism and at that time Nathan Bedford Forest became the first leader of the group (Imperial Wizard). They killed a great number of African Americans and wanted to make America, an All American Country because they believed blacks were inferior to American White Protestant Males which was the only type of people allowed to join. They also do not like Roman Catholics, Gay people, Jews or anybody considered to be an outsider. They also believe White Woman are inferior. So they targeted these people that they had such hatred for by burning wooden crosses to frighten them and giving warnings and threats to leave town immediately. They resented the rise of former slaves. Slaves were usually black so that is the reason why they did not like the rise of them.


The Ku Klux Klan believes that every American White Protestant female should only be allowed to marry an American White Protestant male and that there should no mixed ethnic minorities and no mixed religions in the family. They also say blacks are more likely to commit crime and they also say that Hispanic crime is high, but I believe they would hate ethnic minorities if they committed a higher crime rate than American White Protestant Males or not, anyway.


The most significant crime was the assassination of Medgar Evers in the...

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