Ku Klux Klan

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Ku Klux Klan
KKK.svg
Ku Klux Klan's emblem
In existence
1st Klan 1865–1870s
2nt Klan 1915–1944
3rd Klan 1946–present
Members
1st Klan unkent
2nt Klan 3,000,000–6,000,000[1] (peaked in 1924–25)
3rd Klan 5,000–8,000[2]
Properties
Poleetical ideology White supremacy
White naitionalism
Nativism[3]
Anti-immigration
Anti-communism
Anti-Catholicism
Antisemitism
Homophobism
Neo-fascism (Third KKK)

The Ku Klux Klan (KKK), or simply "the Klan", is the name o three distinct past an present muivements in the Unitit States that hae advocatit extremist reactionary currents sic as white supremacy, white naitionalism, an anti-immigration, heestorically expressed throu terrorism aimed at groups or individuals whom thay opponed.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. McVeigh, Rory. "Structural Incentives for Conservative Mobilization: Power Devaluation and the Rise of the Ku Klux Klan, 1915–1925". Social Forces, Vol. 77, No. 4 (June 1999), p. 1463.
  2. "Ku Klux Klan". Southern Poverty Law Center. Retrieved February 7, 2013. 
  3. Thomas R. Pegram, One Hundred Percent American: The Rebirth and Decline of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s (2011), pp. 47–88.
  4. O'Donnell, Patrick (Editor), 2006. Ku Klux Klan America's First Terrorists Exposed, p. 210. ISBN 1-4196-4978-7.