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Mob Violence and the KKK

Multi media project for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
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sophia fisher

on 6 April 2011

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Mob Violence and the KKK "The Ku Klux Klan is a racist, anti-Semitic movement with a commitment to extreme violence to achieve its goals of racial segregation and white supremacy." By: Sophia Fisher, Arin Kutlu
Christian Kroger, and Adam Kevorc A disturbance of the peace by several persons, assembled and acting with a common intent in executing a lawful or unlawful enterprise in a violent and turbulent manner.

A riot: The KKK began around 1865. It disbanded and rebanded several times over the years. * The KKK was founded by 6 men.
* All founders were veterens of the confederate army.
* There were and are many ceremonies performed within the Klan.
* The Klan folowers call their leader the "Grand Cyclops". The traditional uniform
of the Ku Klux Klan
included a white robe
and hood. In other words, the KKK was a secret terrorest organiation intent on reastablishing the dominance of the prewar plantation asristocracy. The KKK persecuted; Christians and
Roman Catholics Jews and
Communists Those foreign to
their country and... African Americans ...Such as when Cassie and her brothers see the night riders (supporters of the KKK) come riding through their neighborhood in "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry". The Logan family felt the




were a threat. The night riders were small bands of men, usually members of a racial hate group, such as the Klan. Loyal Mr. Morrison gives extra protection to the Logans throughout the night. Reference: "Ku Klux Klan." Spartacus Educational - Home Page. Web. 30 Mar. 2011. <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAkkk.htm>.

"KU KLUX KLAN." World History International: World History Essays From Prehistory To The Present. Web. 29 Mar. 2011. <http://history-world.org/ku_klux_klan.htm>.

"Mob Violence Legal Definition of Mob Violence. Mob Violence Synonyms by the Free Online Law Dictionary." Legal Dictionary. Web. 30 Mar. 2011. <http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Mob violence>.

Oracle Education Foundation. "Ku Klux Klan." Web. 28 Mar. 2011. <http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112391/ku_klux_klan.htm>.

Taylor, Mildred D. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. New York: Dial, 1976. Print. A Multi Media Presentation on the




and Mob Violence. the end.
thanks for watching Riots supporting the KKK and anti-black movements often occured to support the hateful mantality towards blacks. They occasionaly expanded into mobs, which led to violence.
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