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The Ku Klux Klan is the organisation in USA that has been torturing and harassing

The Black people living in America since they entered America as workers. They are

racist people who believe

that the Whites are superior to other races.The Ku Klux Klan's

long history of violence grew out of the resentment and hatred many white Southerners

felt in the aftermath of the Civil War. Blacks, having won the struggle for freedom from

slavery, were now faced with a new struggle against widespread racism and the terrorism

of the Ku Klux Klan. Ironically, the Klan was born from simple idleness, created as a

social club by six young Confederate veterans of the Civil War. All six was well-

educated, relatvely affluent, and each had passed the war as an officer. They called this

secret group which they created of boredom, The Ku Klux Klan that is from kuklos; Greek

for circle.While the menace of the KKK has peaked and waned over the years, it has never

vanished. The Klan, when it was first founded, it sabotaged Reconstruction governments

and imposed a reign of terror and violence. After three years it came to an end, The Klan

was no longer present. After World War I The Klan was reborn but this time in a much

different style. This research will dig into the deepest facts and aspects of the Klan and

show how radical and violent it is. The KKK is the biggest terror organisation in the USA

that was and still is a threat to Black people in America and such a terror cannot be

accepted, not in the present day because we want to live in a peaceful world where

everyone is equal.

One explanation of Southern America's widespread acceptance of the Klan is found in

the institution of slavery. Freedom for slaves represented for many white Southerners a bitter

defeat - a defeat not only of their armies in the field but of their economic and social way of

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