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1

KKK membership by years?

100,000 1921
4,000,000 1924
200,000 1929

2

Common methods employed by the KKK

Lynchings, beatings, tar and feathers, whipping, Burning of Buildings

3

Enemies of the KKK

Black Americans, Jews, Catholics, Communists, Atheists

4

What is the Great Migration?

When Southern African Americans migrated north in search of work and to escape racism

5

KKK states by %?

40% Indiana, Ohio and Illinois
25% from the Southwest Louisiana to Arizona
16% Old Confederacy States
8% Midwest
6% Pacific Coast
3% North-east New England region

6

States it was alleged the Klan elected governors?

Maine, Ohio, Colorado and Louisiana

7

Times the Klan opposed Political movements?

Oklahoma John Calloway walton
New York Al Smith

8

Indiana Facts

At peak 250,000 members,over half the elected general assembly were KKK members, Home of DC Stephenson

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Alabama Facts

Klan maintained 50,000 paying members

10

Alabama Elected klan members?

Bib Graves was elected Governor, Charles C. Mccall elected state attorney General

11

Georgia Elected Klan Members?

Earl Mayfield elected to US senate,Clifford Walter to Governor

12

Reasons for Demise?

Scandal of Suicide of woman DC had raped,he was convicted of second degree murder, widespread financial mismanagement

13

Merely a symptom of Racial Hatred?

Some of worst crimes had no involvement of the Klan, such as the murder of Mary Turner in Brooks County Georgia 1918

14

Nazi Links?

Fritz Kuhn wanted merger between the KKK and US Nazi party however talks broke down and any link to the Nazis was detrimental to the Klan with ongoing war

15

Indiana Elections

Ed Jackson elected 32nd Governor of Indiana from Jan 1925