Ku Klux Klan

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What kind of people were in the KKK?
WASPs-white anglo saxon protestants/ there were judges, policemen politicians etc,
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When were they first formed and what was their focus?
In 1866 and focused on white supremcy,
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The group disbanded and when did it reform and what did it now oppose?
In 1915 it reformed and now opposed Jews, blakcs, Catholics and other foreigners,
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between 1920 and 1925 how many members did the KKK have?
Around 5 milliom members,
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Why did some people join?
Some joined out of fear that they would be the target if tbey didnt join, soem joined as they believed in their aims anjd thought it was the right thing to do, some joined for the excitement of the group,
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What were members of the KKK called and when did they meet?
Klansmen and met at night,
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what did they do inthe day and what did they wear?
They paraded outside and wore white sheets and white hoods
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What did they call their secret code and what was their book of rules called?
Klonversations and Kloran,
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Did black people fear the group and what did they suffer-examples? What did they do to blacks in extreme cases and how many were in 1919?
yes as they were *****, tortured, beaten and in extremem cases, lynching and in 1919, there were 76 lynched,
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In 1925, why did the group's popularity decrease?
As the leader, David Stephenson was found guilty of kidnapping, ****** and murdering a women on a chicago teian and sentenced to life imprisonment,
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Was racism still strong?
yes
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