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Old December 16th, 2017, 04:18 AM   #21

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I dunno really....maybe when a Paleolithic fellow saw a member of the band over the hills and in the valley who had a different hair colour to his own, he got his buddies over, killed the men, and took the women and children back to their holdout.....

Fearing or despising difference is part of human nature.

Will it be? It's unlikely.
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The KKK started as a response to the reconstruction period. Their goal was to keep freed slaves in their place, on the plantation, politically powerless, and culturaly powerless. They accomplished this by using acts of terrorism against any black family or individual who broke the pre civil war norms” They plost membership and weakened by the 1880's Soon though in the 1920 made a comeback initially under the guise of being a social club or civic organization. They maintained their hatred toward the black community but during this period their focus were on immigrants, especially groups that were catholic also add jews. During this time they reached their most powerful political influence. They took over state governments (Indians Colorado and 1 or 2 more I cannot recall) by having elected governors or state representatives. They also had a strong influence within the democratic party at a national level. Today they are splintered with leaders attempting to go mainstream calling themselves doctors as in PhD, but seem to beable to call out people for acts as in Charlottetvyll, Va. I get confused about their relationship with skinheads and nazi groups.

I once saw a KKK rally in Indiana, Just a handful of nasty people shouting for around 30 minutes. Politically for myself I do not belong to any party nor consider myself an independent.wishing both parties will become extinct as the dinosaurs. I also made a vow that I will never vote for the lesser of 2 evils. Obviously I have not voted for decades
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And what were the descendants of the KKK since they were white and what was their religion?
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And what were the descendants of the KKK since they were white and what was their religion?
Most were probably Scots Irish (at least those in the South) and Calvinists (as one of their targets was the Roman Catholic Church), but that's a guess.
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The Reconstruction KKK was mostly protestant, because the south was mostly protestant, but had a significant number of Catholic and Jewish members. Its purpose was to terrorize blacks and keep them from voting and so on. It didn't care about white ethnic and religious issues.

The KKK in the 1920s gained so many members because of concern about immigration, the power of the Catholic Church, and so on. It was pretty much entirely protestant.
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