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The Ku-Klux-Klan

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The Ku Klux Klan
What is the KKK?
- a racist secret alliance

- against Jews, colored people, illegal immigrants, mixed marriages and homosexuality
What does "Ku Klux Klan" mean?
-Kyklos, greek for cycle*

-"Klan" is just for the alliteration
The first Klan
-Founded on the 24. of December 1865 by six officiers of the secession war

-First they had no political objective

-They wanted back the old form of government.

-They would'nt accept that the colored people had the same rights as they
The first Federal Congress
- 1867 Nashville, Tennessee.

- They made a constitution.

- They chose the first Grand Wizard
(Nathan Bedford Forrest)
What have they done?
-they prevented the black people from exercising their newly acquired rights:
-intimidation
-arson
-violence
-abduction
-murder
-sexual violence
The Resolution
-Nathan Bedford Forrest tried to curb the terrorist acts

-After this failed, he broke the Klan officially on

-Only in Arkansas and Tennessee his commands were obeyed
The second Clan
the political objectives were achieved
-In 1915, the racist film "The Birth of a Nation" had its premiere

-The hatred on black people was reinforced
William Joseph Simmons
-He was Methodist preacher

-He made the first induction ceremony in the 20th Century (1915)

-He invented the burning cross
Now the clan also turned against politically active people, union officials, intellectual people and Catholics
The Clan is sold
-In 1923, the reputation of the Clan fell
-The "Grand Dragon" is sentenced
-Many politicians must resign
-The media report about the crimes


-The clan had to be sold in 1939
The third Clan
-In the 1960s the Clan gets more members
-They prevent black people to go vote

-The new Clan commits many crimes

-The FBI gets Information and many members are accused
David Duke
-In 1970 he was leader of the Clan
-He spread it in the media
-He improved his image
-He was politician
-In 1979 he got out
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Book:

Ritter des Ku-Kulx-Klan , Damaris Kopfmehl, SCM Hänssler Verlag
The Clan today
-5000 to 12000 members
-100 to 150 "Clans" in the USA
-They separate in two big parts
Symbols and rituals
The Clan in Germany
-founded in 1921
-today 15-50 members
-biggest group is in Schwäbisch Hall (2008)

-two swabian policemen were members in the clan
-the NSU was part of the Clan
Conspiracy theories
The Ku Klux Klan
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