What was another name for the KKK?
The KKK stands for the Ku Klux Klan, also sometimes referred to as the Klan. The KKK was founded in 1865.
The name "Ku Klux Klan" was most likely originated from the Greek word "kuklos", meaning circle. Also, "Klan" was considered another version for the word "clan", so the founders of the KKK must have merged these words together to form the name of their organization, "Ku Klux Klan". All together, the name suggests that the KKK is a circle, or band, of brothers. ~ Rosalind Fraser Visit the link below for more.
Actually, the KKK didn't name the highway after Rosa Parks. The state of Missouri did. They did this because one of the participants in the KKK wanted to participate in the 'adopt a highway' thing, but Missouri said no, and the KKK took it to court and the court said it was unconstitutional not to give the highway to the KKK. BUTT, the state of Missouri found a loophole so that THEY could name the…
The KKK stands for Ku Klux Klan. It's been suggested numerous times that their names is derived from the greek word, 'kuklos', which means circle. The reason for Klan being misspelled it most likely for the alliteration. So literally, the KKK means a circle or band of people, which is what they were.