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  Ku Klux Klan - MSN Encarta
Ku Klux Klan, secret terrorist organization that originated in the Southern states during the period of Reconstruction following the American Civil War (1861-1865) and was reactivated on a wider geographic basis in the 20th century.
A former grand wizard of the Klan, David Duke was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1989 and ran unsuccessfully in the state’s gubernatorial election in 1991.
In 1998 Ku Klux Klan imperial wizard Sam Bowers was convicted of the 1966 murder of NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761562317/Ku_Klux_Klan.html   (1447 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Ku Klux Klan in the Reconstruction Era
Klan was an alliterative version of "clan," thus Ku Klux Klan suggested a circle, or band, of brothers.
The Ku Klux Klan was a very loosely organized group, and hierarchical structures beyond the county level probably were more symbolic than operational.
A romanticized memory of the first Ku Klux Klan legitimated their activities and, combined with the growing power of a Lost Cause mythology, contributed greatly to Georgians' acceptance of vigilante violence and lynching well into the twentieth century.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-694   (1033 words)

  
 Ku Klux Klan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The first Ku Klux Klan was an organization that thrived in the South during the Reconstruction period following the Civil War.
Although the Klan was often able to achieve its aims by terror alone, whippings and lynchings were also used, not only against fls but also against the so-called carpetbaggers and scalawags.
The Klan spirit, however, was a factor in breaking the Democratic hold on the South in 1928, when Alfred E. Smith, a Roman Catholic, was that party’s presidential candidate.
www.bartleby.com /65/ku/KuKluxKl.html   (1136 words)

  
 Ku Klux Klan
The Keystone Knights of the Ku Klux Klan: A breakaway faction from the now-defunct Invisible Empire Knights of the KKK, the Keystone Knights was founded by Barry Black in 1992 and is based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (Arkansas Faction): The Harrison, Arkansas-based Knights of the KKK, led by Thom Robb, is the largest and most active Klan faction operating in the nation today.
Knights of the White Camellia Ku Klux Klan: The Knights of the White Camellia, a Texas Klan group led by Charles Lee, along with the Texas chapter of Thom Robb's Knights of the KKK, has been linked to a number of incidents of racial intimidation and harassment in Vidor, Texas.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/anti-semitism/KKK.html   (457 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Ku Klux Klan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ku Klux Klan KU KLUX KLAN [Ku Klux Klan], designation mainly given to two distinct secret societies that played a part in American history, although other less important groups have also used the name.
Knights of the White Camellia KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE CAMELLIA [Knights of the White Camellia] see Ku Klux Klan.
Upholding social decency and political equality: the Lacombe Western Globe and the Ku Klux Klan, 1929-1932.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/07102.html   (734 words)

  
 Ku Klux Klan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first branch of the Ku Klux Klan was established in Pulaski, Tennessee, in May, 1866.
Rival Klan factions both accused each other's leaders of being FBI informants, and one leader, Bill Wilkinson of the Invisible Empire, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, was in fact later revealed to have been working for the FBI.
Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, headed by National Director Pastor Thom Robb, and based in Zinc, Arkansas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ku_Klux_Klan   (7777 words)

  
 [KU KLUX KLAN]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Ku Klux Klaners had erected a 30 foot flaming cross on the crest of the hill and special lighting was furnished by a dynamo on the farm.
The letter was not written by the Ku Klux Klan, as it was indicated by the signing of K. K., as this organization has advertised broadcast that any communication from a klan to be official must bear the official klan stationery and seal.
In Montgomery county the Klan is said to have published a ticket of its own and circulated it among its members, who were instructed to vote this ticket and line up their families and friends behind it.
www.ausbcomp.com /~bbott/cowley/OLDNEWS/subjects/KLAN.htm   (9432 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Ku Klux Klan
Ku Klux Klankoo͞′′ klŭks klăn, designation mainly given to two distinct secret societies that played a part in American history, although other less important groups have also used the name.
The original Ku Klux Klan was organized by ex-Confederate elements to oppose the Reconstruction policies of the radical Republican Congress and to maintain
The second Ku Klux Klan was founded in 1915 by William J. Simmons, an ex-minister and promoter of fraternal orders; its first meeting was held on Stone Mt., Ga. The new Klan had a wider program than its forerunner, for it added to
www.reference.com /browse/columbia/KuKluxKl   (1230 words)

  
 ADL Backgrounder - Church of the American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
The Church of the American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, led by Jeff Berry of Butler, Indiana, is the most active Klan organization in America.
Berry established the American Knights of the KKK in 1995, at a time when other KKK leaders were trying to improve their images by reinventing the Klan as a civic organization for white people.
In January of this year, an American Knights of the KKK flyer was circulated in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn.
www.adl.org /backgrounders/american_knights_kkk.asp   (755 words)

  
 Between the Wars: The Klan
As the United States Army is duly organized with its various officers and troops, so is the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan welded together as an organized force for the fulfillment of its patriotic mission.
The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is a movement devoting itself to the needed task of developing a genuine spirit of American patriotism.
The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan declares that it is committed to "the sacred duty of protecting womanhood"; and announces that one of its purposes is "to shield.
chnm.gmu.edu /courses/hist409/klan/klanman.html   (1998 words)

  
 Ku Klux Klan
The Klan is inflicting summary vengeance on the colored citizens of these citizens by breaking into their houses at the dead of night, dragging them from their beds, torturing them in the most inhuman manner, and in many instances murdering.
The Kloran of the Klan defines a Klavalier as the soldier of the Klan.
A former Ku Klux Klansman was convicted yesterday of the murder of four fl girls in the 1963 church bombing in Alabama that acted as a catalyst for the civil rights movement.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAkkk.htm   (6158 words)

  
 Court TV Online - Macedonia Baptist Church v. Ku Klux Klan, et al.
Later, it was proven that four members of the Christian Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (from chapters in both North Carolina and South Carolina) were responsible for the fires and were sentenced.
The trial will focus on whether the Ku Klux Klan as an organization can be held responsible for the actions of their four members who were convicted of planning and setting the Macedonia fire.
In the early 1990s, the Columbia branch of the Christian Knights of the Ku Klux Klan decided to organize chapters in Manning and Clarendon counties, which are predominantly fl areas.
www.courttv.com /archive/trials/macedonia   (867 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: KU KLUX KLAN
By the late 1860s the Klan became one of the principal forms of opposition to Reconstruction, and members were pledged to support the supremacy of the white race, to oppose the amalgamation of the races, to resist the social and political encroachment of carpetbaggers, and to restore white control of the government.
Among the centers of Klan activity in the state was Jefferson and surrounding Marion County, where the small federal garrison under the command of Maj.
Among the largest of the Klan groups are the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the White Camellia Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, but there are also others, each with its own outlook and agenda and a hatred of competing groups.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/print/KK/vek2.html   (1863 words)

  
 Who Are The White Camelia Knights?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
We are not the Knights of the White Kamellia, Ku Klux Klan.
I had always heard of the Klan in Vidor, Texas but the accounts in the newspaper were always reporting about Klan events that had already taken place, so I never really new how to contact the Klan.
I eventually joined the Ku Klux Klan in late 1975 under the leadership of David Duke, which at that time was the Klan's Imperial Wizard.
www.wckkkk.org /who.html   (2866 words)

  
 CAC Manuscripts: MS 731mf, Ohio Knights of the KKK
The Wood County Ku Klux Klan records consist of membership and dues records, register of officers, Klan constitution, reports, and miscellaneous printed items, covering the period from 1921 to 1942.
This collection of records relating to the Ku Klux Klan in Wood County is a good resource relating directly to the membership of the local organization, but much weaker when it comes to documenting the actual activities of the group.
The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan insists that Communism, Fascism, Nazism and All Other Foreign Isms Be Banished from the Shores of America, n.d.
www.bgsu.edu /colleges/library/cac/ms0731.html   (1080 words)

  
 Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Realm of Pennsylvania
Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Realm of Pennsylvania
The Ku Klux Klan is a white Christian patriotic fraternal organization who strives to make America a better place for our children and generations yet to come.
Klan Realm of Pennsylvania are active and are looking for non-selfish, motivated people who meets with our qualifications.
www.keystoneknights.org   (173 words)

  
 Ku Klux Klan Records Inventory (#4921)
Included are flyers; application forms, meeting guidelines, periodicals, cartoons, and other items from the Confederate Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (Greensboro, N.C.), the Knights of the Green Forest (Tupelo, Miss.), the United Klans of America (Tuscaloosa, Ala.), the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (Miss.), and the National States Rights Party (Savannah, Ga.).
The Ku Klux Klan of the twentieth century took its name from the terrorist organization that opposed fl voting in the South during Reconstruction.
Issued by the White Knights, the leaflet denounces FBI investigations in Greenwood, the home of Byron de la Beckwith, convicted assassin of Medgar Evers.
www.lib.unc.edu /mss/inv/htm/04921.html   (596 words)

  
 Church of the American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, et.al., v. Bernard Kerik, et.al.
Church of the American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, et.al., v.
As a result of the denial, the American Knights, on October 19, sought a preliminary injunction forcing the police department to allow the event and the masks.
Regardless of what they may say the fact is that members of the American Knights don robes and hooded masks similar to, and traditionally associated, with the KKK, and consider these trappings integral to their identity.
mlcastle.net /masklaw.html   (6606 words)

  
 Ku Klux Klan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A secret, ritualistic, vigilante organization founded in 1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee, the Ku Klux Klan has had a continuing impact on.
Imperial Klans of America, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (Thom Robb)
www.trincoll.edu /~mwade/kkk.html   (64 words)

  
 White Camelia Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
The enclosed information has been produced to clarify the religious, political and racial beliefs of the White Camelia Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.
There are scores of groups calling themselves Ku Klux Klan in today’s society.
The White Camelia Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is not one of these so called groups.
www.wckkkk.com /index2.html   (336 words)

  
 Ku Klux Klan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Visit the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Youth Corp.
Ku Klux Klan supporter shot in the dark
Ku Klux Klan Sues New York In Bid To Hold Rally
www.rickross.com /groups/kkk.html   (250 words)

  
 Ku Klux Klan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
There are a number of separate organizations known as the Klan in America.
Some of them do not use the full name Ku Klux Klan, but each may be called that, and the KKK initials may be used for any of them on second reference.
The two largest Klan organizations are the National Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, based at Stone Mountain, Ga., and the United Klans of America, based at Tuscaloosa, Ala.
www.stthomas.edu /jour/apstyle/Ku_Klux_Klan.html   (104 words)

  
 SPLCenter.org: McKinney v. Southern White Knights
Defendants: Southern White Knights, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (GA); Invisible Empire, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (LA); members and officials of various Klan groups
In October 1988, a federal jury assessed nearly $1 million in damages against two Klan organizations and 11 followers responsible for the attack.
To ensure the Klan felt the financial pressure of the verdict, Center investigators traced the assets of the major Klan defendant, the Invisible Empire, over a five-year period.
www.splcenter.org /legal/docket/files.jsp?cdrID=20   (154 words)

  
 World Knights of the Ku Klux Klan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The World Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is coming to a state near you.
Welcome to the World Knights of the Ku Klux Klan website we would like to
Knights encourage all white like mind brothers and sisters to read all the
worldknights.org   (96 words)

  
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