Why were the akatsuki formed?
If you watched Naruto Shippuden where Gaara gets caught, they're pretty much trying to get all the demons, and collecting them for power to create a weapon or something (pretty much said). So, the Akatsuki's main goal is to pretty much take over the world.
OMG how can people ask retared questions like this... of course yondaime did not join akatsuki. akatsuki is formed by uchiha madara after his defeat by shodaime. he leds in screat. the leader outsiders think is actually pein(Nagato). yondaime died after he sealed the nine tail demon fox inside his son uzumaki naruto because that is part of the justu.. READ THE MANGA PEOPLE ON REAL WEBSITES NOT FAN MADE