Klan,Ku Klux
Dates: 1866-present
Born in: Pulaski, Tennessee
Major Events

1866:first group founded, confederate veterans

1871: broken up by KKK Act

1915: reorganized outside Atlanta: anti-catholic, anti-immigrant as well as anti-black

By 1920s, ran government in Indianapolis, powerful throughout south and midwest;at height of power, approximately 5 million members

After 1925, fell apart due to sexual scandals and mismanagement, but remains a force in rural south

Major Publications
Links to Texts:
Menace of Modern Immigration
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