The Ku Klux Klan Ideology

opinion Essay
1079 words
1079 words

The Ku Klux Klan Ideology Originally, the Ku Klux Klan had a structured ideology; it was create by the discontent of the Confederates with the results of the Guerra of the secession in the United States. The fight to resist reconstruction and the fight against the Republican Party. In 1867, their ideology was transformed into slavery and racist, since they were guided by the idea of the inferiority of the black race, claiming that blacks because they were born slaves had to live and die as such; unlike the white race, which were consider superior. Its main objective was suppressing the rights of the black race, and prevail the supremacy of the white race (Akins. K., 2006). Thus limited to the human being in their freedom, discriminated …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that the ku klux klan's ideology was created by the confederate discontent with the guerra of the secession in the united states.
  • Analyzes how the klan followed their ideals, starting with terrorism, violence, and use forms of intimidation as the burning of crosses, murder and torture, to oppress his victims.
  • Explains that the second klan originated in 1915 formed their ideal environment to religious, from ideas of the freemasons, and some christian.
  • Analyzes the ideology of the klan group, which includes xenophobia, homophobia and anti-communism. their badges, clothes, ceremonies and murders are representative of their ideals and beliefs.
  • Explains that the ku klux klan uses brutal methods to intimidate or eliminate those who do not share their ideals.
  • Analyzes how the klan's resentment and ideology come from the extreme hatred of other groups. the kkk has committed and continues to commit acts of terrorism, rape, and arson.
  • Opines that the current klan groups are not ashamed of the sordid past, are proud of this history.
  • Opines that the ku klux klan is still the most common group of hatred in the country.
  • Opines that the klan is recruiting disaffected whites and will continue to be strongest in the south and midwest of the united states.
  • Opines that the ku klux klan is a symbol of hatred, of racism, and of rejection against migrants and the united states gay community.

Since the beginning of the Klan originally called "night riders" created terror in the former slaves, through civil rights era killings. The Klan has known as that a group that makes homegrown terrorism movement American. Judge Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court identified in 2003 to the Ku Klux Klan as an organization terrorist, who, in their effort to intimidate or even eliminate those who do not share their ideals, uses brutal methods. Members of the Klan derive the violence of this extremist organization in part from a combination of Klan ideology with the lack of political power. The Klan members are people of low level economic, educational, and little or no access to the political powers. The Klan groups rarely succeed in accessing political and social media to achieve their goals (Akins. K., …show more content…

However, with lesser presence than the Decade 1915. The Klan is today still the most common group of hatred in the country, to regret of the percussions for ending these groups remain in force. Currently, there are more of 50,000 supporters only in The United States, of which there are approximately 4000 radical active members of the KKK scattered in 158 different places within the cities of the country and 900 racist groups located mostly in the southern States. Although some of their habits have changed, preserved clothing and the hierarchy within your organization (Chalmers. D.,

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