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Reconstruction and the Ku Klux Klan.

T.W Gregory

Reconstruction and the Ku Klux Klan.

by T.W Gregory

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English


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Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL15165708M

About this Item: Crawfordsville, IN: Ku Klux Klan, [?], Quad-fold brochure (3½" x 8½") printed in red and blue on white stock. The Ideals are organized by various categories: racial ("THIS IS A WHITE PRIDE ORGANIZATION, exalting the Caucasian Race and teaching the doctrine of white pride"), citizenship ("Development of the highest standard of citizenship"), . Mike Fitzpatrick on Part 1: Free Online Access to Hundreds of Great Civil War and Reconstruction Books from University of North Carolina Press; admin on “ our friend is dead. He was foully murdered by the Ku-Klux ” A Klan Killing of a Carolina State Senator; Fergus Bordewich on “ our friend is dead. He was foully murdered by the Ku.

A new book by a University of Kansas professor points to a similar set of events in the nation's history concerning a seemingly forgotten investigation of the Ku Klux Klan's violence during the early days of Reconstruction. The first comprehensive examination of the nineteenth-century Ku Klux Klan since the s, Ku-Klux pinpoints the group's rise with startling acuity. Historians have traced the origins of the Klan to Pulaski, Tennessee, in , but the details behind Cited by: 7.

  "The Klan served an energizing function in part by building a new Southern white male identity that was drawn self-consciously from the newest trends, from popular entertainment to contemporary forms of organizational structure" Parsons writes in the book. The architects of the Reconstruction Klan weren't revanchist Southern gentlemen; they Author: Malcolm Harris. Originally Ku Klux Klan was a non-violent organization that was in opposition to shedding human blood, the violent acts happened only in last resort. “It is true that some negroes were killed by the Ku Klux, but in every instance, it was because they offered violent resistance” (Rose 28).


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Reconstruction and the Ku Klux Klan by T.W Gregory Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first comprehensive examination of the nineteenth-century Ku Klux Klan since the s, Ku-Klux pinpoints the group's rise with startling acuity. Historians have traced the origins of the Klan to Pulaski, Tennessee, inbut the details behind the group's emergence have long remained by: 7.

Excellent book that throws new light on the origins of the Klan. Using the varied tools of today's best historians, Parsons illuminates the cultural phenomenon marking the Ku-Klux's rise, selection of certain popular tropes, representations in local and national discourse, and decline/5.

Book Description: The first comprehensive examination of the nineteenth-century Ku Klux Klan since the s,Ku-Kluxpinpoints the group's rise with startling ians have traced the origins of the Klan to Pulaski, Tennessee, inbut the details behind the group's emergence have long remained shadowy.

The most prominent of these, the Ku Klux Klan, was formed in Pulaski, Tennessee, in Originally founded as a social club for former Confederate soldiers, the Klan evolved into a Author: American Reconstruction and the Ku Klux Klan. book. The only officially authorized history of the original Ku Klux Klan, written by the daughter of the founder of that organization in Alabama.

Written to counteract the misrepresentations made about the original KKK and its activities, this now-suppressed book contains many astonishing "insider" insights, such as: * The KKK was financed from England /5(9).

This is a powerful account of the Ku Klux Klan and terrorism in the South during Reconstruction. The majority of white southerners were determined /5. Klan was an alliterative version of "clan," thus Ku Klux Klan suggested a circle, or band, of brothers.

With the passage of the Military Reconstruction Acts in Marchand the prospect of freedmen voting in the South, the Klan became a political organization.

Reconstruction was the post-Civil War effort to integrate African Americans into a reunified United States. Learn about the Reconstruction era, the Ku Klux Klan and more.

A graphic portrayal of the background of the Ku Klux Klan, its battle with the law, and the current reasons why hate groups cannot be ignored. Presents the history of the Klan, identifies the victims of its violence, and the responses of those in opposition to Klan activity. Discusses the white supremacist movement, identifying its organizations and leaders of today/5(3).

The Reconstruction was meant to be a time of rebuilding and healing for the South following the Civil War. But the Reconstruction, marked by the continued strong hatred and hostility between liberated African Americans and angry Ku Klux Klan members, was hardly a time of reconciliation for the South.

This work deals with the Reconstruction-era Ku Klux Klan, a. The Ku Klux Klan was a white supremacist terrorist group that emerged during Reconstruction. It took egregious, violent steps to undermine the Republican party, hoping to maintain black economic instability and ensure white racial and economic superiority in the antebellum South.

Congress countered the KKK with the Force Acts and the Ku Klux. Political and racial violence in the Reconstruction Era South was a factor in setting Southerners, Black and white, into motion as refugees.

Ku Klux attacks Continue Reading When Black and White Refugees Fled to Atlanta to Escape the Klan May   Reconstruction Violence and the Ku Klux Klan Hearings by Shawn Alexander,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(15).

The Kloran (a portmanteau of "Klan" and "Koran") is the handbook of the Ku Klux Klan. Versions of the Kloran typically contain detailed descriptions of the role of different Klan members as well as detailing Klan ceremonies and letters Kl were often used at the beginning of 5/5(1). In this Saturday, Ap photo, members of the Ku Klux Klan participate in a "white pride" rally in Rome, Ga.

Klan leaders say they feel that U.S. politics are going their way, as a nationalist, us-against-them mentality deepens across the nation. Inthe U.S.

Government held hearings on the rampant violence in the South by the Ku Klux Klan and other white terrorist organizations. The official name of these records is the “Report of the Joint Select Committee Appointed to Inquire Into the Condition of Affairs in the Late Insurrectionary States.” However, they are often referred to by historians as the Ku Klux.

In historian Elaine Frantz Parsons' new book Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan During Reconstruction, she re-traces the organization's first steps. During a few short years from the mid s to the early s, the Klan went from an inside joke among a gang of a friends to a secret empire rumored to control to the entire : Malcolm Harris.

In MayHiram Whitley arrived in Columbus, Ga., to bring down the Ku Klux Klan. An undercover detective who worked for agencies of the federal government, Whitley came to Georgia at the. The first comprehensive examination of the nineteenth-century Ku Klux Klan since the s, Ku-Klux pinpoints the group's rise with startling acuity.

Historians have traced the origins of the Klan to Pulaski, Tennessee, inbut the details behind. Reconstruction (–) The Postwar South and the Black Codes – the black codes. Nonetheless, many wealthy white southerners continued to enforce the codes unlawfully for years, even decades, after Reconstruction.

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Historians have traced the origins of the Klan to Pulaski, Tennessee, inbut the details behind the group's emergence have long remained shadowy.