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1 The Ku Klux Klan Presentation By Kathryn Harron And Steven Truong

2  The KKK was started just after the Civil War because they wanted to keep ex-slaves. Why Did KKK Start?

3  The birth of the Klan was formed by a group called Confederate Army veterans in Pulaski, Tennessee.  The KKK (Invisible Empire) is quickly spread in the Southern States of USA. The Birth Of The Ku Klux Klan

4  The KKK started in 1865 or maybe it started in  The KKK’s first leader was Nathan Bedfort Forrest, he was also a Confederate general. When Did KKK Start? Who Was The KKK’s First Leader?

5  The KKK grew rapidly around the mid -1920, more than 2 million members were in the country against the blacks. In The Mid -1920

6  Public criticism of the KKK’s violence weakened this organization.  In the 1930’s the South KKK groups remained strong. Plus in 1944 the organization died out again. What Weakened The KKK’s Organization?

7  Terrorist attacks, killing three civil rights workers and bombing Birmingham, Alabama were all KKK’s attacks. In The Mid 1900’s

8  The KKK published videos to those who often use violence. How Did KKK Members Attract People?

9  Five anti-Klan demonstrators were killed by Klan members and their supporters in  Klan members murdered a black youth in 1981, and since then they have declined due to prosecutions for illegal activites. Late 1900’s Early 2000’s

10  The first Klan started in s.  The second Klan started in  The third Klan started in How Many Klans Were There?

11 Where I Got My Information and pictures.  I got my information at yahoo, World Book Student, and Google.  I got my pictures from Google images.


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