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24/12/1865 The Ku Klux Klan is formed

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KKK: Then and Now | National Geographic

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Ku Klux Klan - inside the new Ku Klux Klan

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    • Fun facts 

    • First KKK 

    • Second KKK 

    • Third KKK 

    • Origin of the name 

    • Creation and naming 

    • Activities 

    • Resistance 

    • End of the first Klan 

    • Refounding in 1915 

    • ''The Birth of a Nation'' 

    • Goals 

    • Organization 

    • Perceived moral threats 

    • Rapid growth 

    • Prohibition 

    • Urbanization 

    • Costumes and the burning cross 

    • Political role 

    • Resistance and decline 

    • Labor and anti-unionism 

    • National changes 

    • Anti-modern interpretations 

    • New social history interpretations 

    • Indiana and Alabama 

    • 1950s–1960s: post-war opposition to civil rights 

    • 1970s–present 

    • Massacre of Communist Workers' Party protesters 

    • Jerry Thompson infiltration 

    • Chattanooga, Tennessee, shooting 

    • Michael Donald lynching 

    • Neo-Nazi alliances and Stormfront 

    • Current developments 

    • Current Klan organizations 

    • Outside the United States 

    • Titles and vocabulary 

    • Bibliography 

    • Official websites 

    • Other links