How many people were in the ku klux klan 50 years ago?
there was 2 million people in the Ku Klux Klan 50 years ago but numbers quickly dwindled
The Ku Klux Klan or the KKK, Lynched and burned blacks, to "put them in there place" they are still an organization that is very racist and have hurt many people.
There is no such thing as the "Klue Klux Klan" There is a Ku Klux Klan... if that is what you are reffering to. Well, this is kind of an unintelligent question, being that the Ku Klux Klan was a real organization stated in history throughout. The fact that someone could disbelieve in the Ku Klux Klan would mean that they felt they are right where history itself is wrong. Think before you ask, please… Read More
Many people say he was, but lots of primary sources have dis proven that. He was NOT the Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan!
The Ku Klux Klan In Prophecy has 144 pages.
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.
Ku Klux Klan.
The first Ku Klux Klan, which ran from 1865 through the 1870s had about 550,000 members. The second Ku Klux Klan, which ran from 1915 to 1944 had about 4,000,000 member.
As of 2012 the Klu Klux Klan are estimated to have between 5,000 and 8,000 members by the Southern Poverty Law Center which tracks hate groups in the United States.
The Ku Klux Klan does not hate negroes. The Klan simply believes in preserving their heritage and voluntary segregation. Many negroes also believe in that.
7 people had made it up, who had been confederate soilders.
Researches estimate that the Ku Klux Klan today is made up of 150 chapters, including 5000 - 8000 people nationwide.
The rise of the ku klux klan and other white supremacy groups contributed to its collapse by creating the demise of its unity and instilling fear in many people.
Many were Confederate veterans.
Nathan Bedford Forrest, General, CSA. This rebel general is considered the founder of the Klan. Robert E.Lee did NOT found, organize, or even condone the existence of the Ku Klux Klan- though many people think he did- as the best known Confederate General. Fact is, Lee was NOt a Klansman of any stripe.
There are very few.
In a manner of speaking. The original Ku Klux Klan started in the reconstruction era ended after only a few years, and the ones in the 20's and 60's didn't last much longer. There are many organizations that call themselves the Ku Klux Klan, though many of them bear little behavioral resemblance to the original.
i do not believe they are (or where) counting, but they have killed MANY black people, that's for sure :( We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us.
The Ku Klux Klan did not want newly freed Blacks to vote because they wanted to intimidate them and keep them from positions of power. The Ku Klux Klan used many methods of terror and harassment to intimidate Blacks, but in 1870 the Enforcement Acts were enacted to prevent this.
Yes. Many AA left the south to avoid segregation laws and the Ku Klux Klan. The KKK was very evil and so many AA didnt wanna get involved with them
The 1st Klan had 550,000 members, 2nd klan ranged between 3 to 6 million (1920 - 1925). The 3rd Klan probably has over 5000 nationwide.
The ku klux klan was lead by many fearless leaders who were later taken to court to decide the fate of them. i believe only one pf the leaders was executed. the rest had life sentences in prison.
i think around a mill
about 6000. Source: wikipedia.org
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No one knows the answer to that question.
The Ku Klux Klan started weakening after one of it's leaders, David Stephenson, was found guilty of many offences such as rape and beatings. They realised that people had started to come together to abolish the Klan.
There were many men who founded the Ku Klux Klan. These founders were J. Calvin Jones, John C. Lester, John B. Kennedy, James R. Crowe, Frank O. McCord, and Richard R.Reed.
The Ku Klux Klan 'symbol' you're referring to is the MIOAK. It is an acronym, Mystic Insignia Of A Klansmen. It is often called (and incorrectly so) the 'blood drop patch' or 'symbol'. It has nothing to do with a blood drop or Jesus or religion. It represents the Klan, and there are many parts to it that have a deep meaning and symbolism.
Local governments did little to stop the violence. Many officials feared the Klan or were sympathetic to its activities
It is impossible to say when the Ku Klux Klan ended. I say this because though the passing of the Anti-Klan Laws in 1870, many members of the Ku Klux Klan still went on. It did decrease tremendously though, putting a large percentage of the sworn members in prison for their Klan-associated actions. I am pretty sure, if not positive that to this day, remnents of the former KKK still remain. =)
the ku klux klan was a really racist group of sick minded people. There is actually a song about them that goes to the tune of Iron Man describing just how they went about things and how they thought about themselves and what they were like. Its quite racist, and im not racist but my friend kept singing this song and it got stuck in my head, but it really describes quite well what they… Read More
because they killed innocent ppl? The group was politically important because it denied Blacks and Republicans the right to vote and exercise many of their civil rights. The Klan was able to create one-party rule throughout the South that lasted for about 100 years.
1) Ku Klux Klan was formed. 2) Many Republicans, blacks, immigrants, white people that defended blacks, Roman Catholics and Jews were killed due to people in the KKK.
There were so many unsolved bombings by the Ku Klux Klan that they nicknamed the city Bombingham.
What did the ku klux klan do to prevent africans Americans from making political and economic progress?
The terror of anti- African-American groups like the Ku Klux Klan used death, church burnings lynching and other inhumane crimes to scare Blacks from voting in the Deep South for many decades.
The Ku Klux Klan ceremonies are sacred and secret. However, they do vary depending on which Klan group you are referring to. Please remember that there is no 'one Klan' anymore. There are many different Klan factions. Some Klan groups use their own made up ceremonies. However, true, traditional Klan groups use the naturalization and opening and closing ceremonies which are laid out in the 1916 Kloran (the Klans booklet of how things are to… Read More
Congress passed many bills to try to stop the KKK, such as a bill to try and prevent the klan from doing violence and trying to protect immigrants and their rights, as well. :)::):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):
When the Klan of the 1920s was established in In 1915, it had few members. However, by the mid-1920s, membership reached a reputed cir. two million in the US.
The Ku Klux Klan did not cause the collapse of the Reconstruction Era in the United States. As Reconstruction came to an end, and all of the Rebel states had rejoined the Union, there had been social unrest throughout the period. In Tennessee in 1865, a group of White Southern racists formed a hate society to kill, cause fear and problems for Southern Blacks and any white supporters of Black equality. The Klan was just… Read More
Rural residents, Protestant churches, the Ku Klux Klan, the less educated, and many others supported Prohibition.
It was just for the good looks of it, because kkk looks a lot more professional then the kkc. The name was one of the reasons they got so many joiners in the first place.
Wear white robes to scare African Americans, many of whom were superstitious, to intimidate them, and also to conceal their identity.
Protestant churches, including but not limited to fundamentalist churches, supported National Prohibition, as did the Ku Klux Klan and many other groups.
Many were attracted by the KKK's very strong support and (illegal) enforcement of Prohibition laws.
The Ku Klux Klan came to Canada in the early 1920s. The KKK attacked many immigrants that were from Eastern Europe and Catholics.
White Southerners opposed Reconstruction because it gave political power to African-Americans. Whites' attitudes toward colored people was of superiority, and many were very racist and participated in the Ku Klux Klan.
Confederate Civil War veterans Captain John C. Lester, Major James R. Crowe, John D. Kennedy, Calvin Jones, Richard R. Reed, Frank O. McCord. The name KU KLUX derrives from the greek word kyklos. It means Circle. Instead of the founders calling it the kyklos klan, They called it the KU KLUX KLAN. Many people mistake as its creator. NOT TRUE! Genral Nathan Bedford Forrest was GRANTED CONTROL of the Klan. He was the first Imperial… Read More
How did the Ku Klux Klan and similar groups use violence and intimidation to resist the Reconstruction Era?
The Ku Klux Klan and other hate groups used violence and intimidation to keep Blacks from voting or participating in the social and political aspects of the Reconstruct Era and beyond. They caused many deaths and despite laws against their activities they remained a threat to freedom and well being of all citizens in the South that were trying to make a new start after the war. The Klan burned down Black churches, lynched Blacks… Read More
I think of the KLU-KLUX-KLAN. Me and my brethren worship many different gods. Beelzebub, Satan, Sargmathma, Buddha, Niggarfatha, and Darth Vader.
There are many organizations today that call themselves the Ku Klux Klan, so it is hard to give a definitive criteria. See related link for the criterias with explantion.