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1 By: Michael Weber Dalton Kyper Michael Bucek KKK

2 When Was It Founded It was a prank played by Confederate Veterans toward newly freed blacks. It was a prank played by Confederate Veterans toward newly freed blacks. One of the founders were Nathan Bedford Forest One of the founders were Nathan Bedford Forest It was founded by Confederate Veterans. It was founded by Confederate Veterans. Found on December Found on December 1865.

3 Fast Facts With the longest history of violence With the longest history of violence Most infamous, oldest hate groups in America Groups. Most infamous, oldest hate groups in America Groups. The restriction of the KKK started during the end of the Civil War. The restriction of the KKK started during the end of the Civil War. They had secret hand shakes to know how was in the Klan. They had secret hand shakes to know how was in the Klan.

4 More Fast Facts When the KKK Regrouped is was a more formal structure. When the KKK Regrouped is was a more formal structure. See itself as a Christian Organization See itself as a Christian Organization The Klu Klux Klan is kuklos which is Greek. The Klu Klux Klan is kuklos which is Greek. Also means circle. Also means circle.

5 What they Did The crimes ranged from hate crimes to acts of domestic terrorism The crimes ranged from hate crimes to acts of domestic terrorism Burned crosses Burned crosses Killed people Killed people They used originations like adopted a highway. They used originations like adopted a highway.

6 How They Attached They Attached on Violent night rides. They Attached on Violent night rides. Black Americans (Primary Targets) Black Americans (Primary Targets) Jews, immigrants, homosexuals and, Catholics (Secondary Targets) Jews, immigrants, homosexuals and, Catholics (Secondary Targets)

7 What They Wore They usually wore robe with the symbol on the either side of the chest. They usually wore robe with the symbol on the either side of the chest. Pointed mask with 2 holes in the front. Pointed mask with 2 holes in the front.

8 How They Talked Klansmen is a member of the KKK Klansmen is a member of the KKK They had there own language to communicate with each other They had there own language to communicate with each other

9 Ranks Of The KKK Black: Nighthawk Black: Nighthawk Gold: Klaliff Gold: Klaliff Red: Kleagle Red: Kleagle Green: Grand Dragon Green: Grand Dragon Purple: Imperial Wizard Purple: Imperial Wizard

10 Chapters There are hundreds of chapters There are hundreds of chapters There are about unofficial 5,000 members of each chapter. There are about unofficial 5,000 members of each chapter.

11 The Symbol The drop of blood represents the blood the was shed by Jesus Christ. The drop of blood represents the blood the was shed by Jesus Christ.

12 Work Cited "Bombingham." trutv.com. Web. 4 Mar "Bombingham." trutv.com. Web. 4 Mar "kkksecret history." Google.com. google.com, Web. 4 Mar "kkksecret history." Google.com. google.com, Web. 4 Mar "About the Ku Klux Klan." adl.org Anti-Defamation League, Web. 6 Mar "About the Ku Klux Klan." adl.org Anti-Defamation League, Web. 6 Mar "Ku Klux Klan." splcenter.org Southern Poverty Law Center., Web. 4 Mar "Ku Klux Klan." splcenter.org Southern Poverty Law Center., Web. 4 Mar "Robe Colors." answers.yahoo.com Yahoo! Inc, Web. 6 Mar "Robe Colors." answers.yahoo.com Yahoo! Inc, Web. 6 Mar

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