ku klux klan

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  • the ku klux klan were a group who targeted blacks, immigrants, catholics and jews with violence, prejudice and murder
  • blacks were tortured by being covered in tar and then feathers
  • they wanted to "restore" america
  • $10 joining fee
  • started in 1820's but became worryingly popular in the 1920's because of the film 'birth of an empire' by 1922 over 300,000 people had joined and by 1925 around 4 milliion people were members
  • run by the…


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