How many people were killed by the Ku Klux Klan?

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Reconstruction 1st Klan (1865-1877)
1500 estimated by the Tuskegee Institute
1200 blacks 300 whites
100-200 killed in South Carolina
150 Florida

The rest mostly killed during black voting in Louisiana in the 1868 US Presidential Election
The Klan was also partially involved in the Colfax Massacre
Nadir 2nd Klan ( 1915 - 1944)
416
Klan was frequently involved in lynchings, killed mostly blacks in this era
Murdered Blacks returning from WW1
Killed Leo Frank (Jewish White)
Killed 6 blacks attempting to vote in Orange County Florida
Civil Rights 3rd Klan (1954-1968)
15 people (13 black)
These murders are well known and include, but are not limited to
1963 murder Medgar Evers
1963 16th street baptist church bombing
1964 Mississippi Burning
1965 Viola Luizo Shooting
1966 Vernon Dahmer Killing
Many of these murders were prosecuted ... in the 90s and 2000s
David Duke 4th Klan
1979 Greensboro Massacre 5 killed
5th Klan
1981 Lynching Michael Donald
Klan member electrocuted
Total 1937
Note these are only those killed. Hundreds of thousands of people were injured or intimidated by the Klan
+ Although the Klan hadn't been formed, Nathan Bedford Forrest, leader of the first Klan committed this atrocity
Fort Pillow Massacre 1864 277 blacks
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What was the Ku Klux Klan?

Answer The Ku Klux Klan was a racist group against black people. Basicly, they are a group of people who, for some sick reason, believe that black skin is wrong. Answer The first branch of the Ku Klux Klan was established in Pulaski, Tennessee, in May, 1866. A year later a general organization (MORE)

Target of the Ku Klux Klan?

The main targets of the KKK, or Ku Klux Klan, were people that did not believe what they beleived , which was white supremacy. For example, this didn't really happen, it is just an example, the KKK just killed 5 blacks, an Asian, and 2 white senators. They killed the blacks and asians because they (MORE)

What were the goals of the Ku Klux Klan?

The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is a white supremacist organization, whose goals are to protect white privilege and obstruct any attempt at racial equality. Part of its popularity in the 1920s was because it strongly supported and defended (sometimes illegally) National Prohibition (1920-1933).

Why did the Ku Klux Klan target the people they did?

they felt that wasnt nobody better then them and didnt nobody deserve the right to live but them so they formed a divergent killing group to murder meaning burning, hanging,linching,etc. any race or religion that was not theres or did not follow the KKK.

When and why ku klux klan was formed?

The first branch of the Ku Klux Klan was established in Pulaski, Tennessee, in May, 1866. A year later a general organization of local Klan's was established in Nashville in April, 1867. Most of the leaders were former members of the Confederate Army and the first Grand Wizard was Nathan Forrest, a (MORE)

Why did the ku klux klan kill african americans?

The KKK was originally made up of former slaveholders who did not want equality for Blacks. They later expanded their hatred to Jews and Catholics. They killed non whites, and non Protestants, to enforce their reign of terror and control the areas in which they ruled.

Who was in the ku klux klan?

The KKK attracted people who believed in white supremacy, who disliked Republicans, who supported National Prohibition, who hated or feared Catholics and/or Jews, and people who opposed immigration.

Where did the Ku Klux Klan get started?

Pulaski, Tennesee in l967 organized by General (CSA) Nathan Bedford Forrest. There is some evidence of proto-Klanlike orgs as far back as the aftermath of Gettysburg. (l863) NBF did not start nor was he a founding member of the KKK.

What did the Ku Klux Klan achieve?

The Ku Klux Klan was originally a social fraternity, organized by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first Grand Wizard of the Empire, in 1867. The purpose of the KKK soon developed into a paramilitary force used to oppose the Republican governments set up in the old Confederate States (MORE)

What was the goal of the Ku Klux Klan?

The goal of the ku klux klan (aka/ KKK) . they wanted to not have any immigrants or any blacks . they wanted on white Americans in America . if i were an immigrant and you came to USA the KKK would kill you or send you back to your country. . the leader of the KKK was johnny lee Clary who was (MORE)

Who was the target of the ku klux klan?

Their aims are simple yet twisted. One is to run all black people out of America and keep them out for a simple reason. . . . . . there diffrent. Another one is to drive all illegal immigrats from America. And the last main one is to rid of all Jews, sorry I dont really know why.

How many blacks did the ku klux klan kill?

A rough approximation is that on the order of 2000 people total (both black and white) were killed during the Klan's coercive and murderous activities. The research cited clearly indicates that the majority of these died at the hands of the Klan in its earliest years, from 1865 to 1875. According to (MORE)

Why did people start the ku klux klan?

Well the Ku KLux Klan was a group a people who hated all African American people. They wanted all of them to die and only live in a country with white Americans.

How many Ku Klux Klan movements have there been?

The Ku Klux Klan was originally a social fraternity, organized by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first Grand Wizard of the Empire, in 1867. The purpose of the KKK soon developed into a paramilitary force used to oppose the Republican governments set up in the old Confederate States (MORE)

Why do the the ku klux klan hate black people?

For the most part they did not like black people for their different values. Interestingly when the klu klux klan was left powerless after the civil rights movements the crime rate commited by blacks skyrocketed in the later years.

How Many People Hate Ku Klux klan?

There is no way to say how many, some people that don't hate the KKK simply don't state their feelings because they know it will be taken as an outrage, and with great hostility. Sometimes on News shows there are even people who publicly declare their support for the KKK. But I think it can assumed (MORE)

Why do the Ku Klux Klan kill?

The Ku Klux Klan was traditionally a "club" of poorly educated, insecure white males. Today, it consists mainly of a small handfull of the same - males who do not have the guts to be real men, but who take solace in patting each other on the back for their deeds while hiding behind bits of linen. Li (MORE)

How can you identify the ku klux klan?

The KKK was a secret organization whose members did not want to be identified as such. Thus, even if a rally were observed, the identity of the individuals present would not be known.

Why did people join Ku Klux Klan?

People who join Klu Klux Klan basically hate Jews, Catholics, organized laborers, African Americas, Asians, Indians and basically anyone else who is different from them. It started in 1865, after Civil War. Ever since President Obama has been elected president there has been a rise of membership in (MORE)

Why did the Ku Klux Klan carry on?

The Ku Klux Klan was originally a social fraternity, organized by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first Grand Wizard of the Empire, in Pulaski, Tennessee, in 1865. The purpose of the KKK soon developed into a paramilitary force used to oppose the Republican governments set up in the (MORE)

Are there still the Ku Klux Klan?

there still are groups out there that consider themselves the KKK and practive similare activities and beliefs. however, im pretty sure that it is illegal now and if they get caught they could get in a lot of trouble with the law

How did the Ku Klux Klan attack people?

The kuklux klan would burn houses down and shoot or rape girls. they would burn crosses infront of their houses and throw parades by their house. they would also hang people.

What was the ku klux klans mission?

To kill, black, Jewish, foreign people who weren't white Christian Americans. Even pregnant women and children were killed. Over 6,000 people were killed; and the Klan is still around today.

What activities did the Ku Klux Klan do?

The KKK were a white supremacy group. The KKK were against and also hated: mainly-black people , Jews, Catholics and foreign immigrants. The KKK would parade around America in a white outfit to show how powerful they were. The KKK would beat up Black people. The KKK would be involved in lynching (il (MORE)

Is the ku klux klan religious?

Not in the usual sense- the Burning Cross may be seen as sacrilege by many, but they do have, strange as it sounds- Chaplains in their organization, and probably also Medical officers. The KKK opposes Jewry, Catholicism ( or it did in recent times) and Blacks in general. They are essentially a Hate (MORE)

What Ku Klux Klan known for?

The Ku Klux Klan are well known in America for the racist acts thatwhite Americans did to the Black Americans, because they wouldtrack down these people and torture them then eventually kill thembecause the white Americans believed that they were more superiorthan the black Americans so they did thi (MORE)

Why did the Ku Klux Klan like colored people?

Because you apparently live in Alternate History World. In this world, the KKK did not particularly like "colored people". Or Jews, or Catholics, or pretty much any ethnic or religious group other than white protestants (and only some of those).

Who founded Ku Klux Klan?

Ku Klux Klan was founded by some veterans of the Confederate War in 1865 . Their goals was to locate freed slaves to murder and rape them to restore white supremacy after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863.

Was Elvis in the Ku Klux Klan?

Never. Elvis was never in the Ku Klux Klan. He liked black people and grew up with a love of gospel music and a hatred toward discrimination. One of his biggest songs was; In the Ghetto. Elvis A. Presley never wanted anything to do with intolerance toward his fellow human beings.

How many person were in the Ku Klux Klan?

The First Klan had about 550,000 members during its years of operation. More than 4 million people were members of the 2nd Klan, which ended in 1946. The 3rd Klan began in 1946 and has about 10,000 members according to estimates.

How many died because of the Ku Klux Klan?

Probably as many whites as blacks but as usual the news only plays up what it thinks will pay up, what a joke. Just like other organizations, the kkk had good and bad members and the few bad members made the entire organization appear bad, you know the old addage, one bad potato will spoil the whole (MORE)

When was the Ku Klux Klan reborn?

the ku klux klan was never reborn because it never ended. The activities of the k.k.k. just slowed down and they weren't that active with killing people around the 1870s or so.

How Ku Klux Klan organized?

It was a secret organization formed by people who absolutely hated African Americans. The more they hated the African Americans, the bigger the KKK got.