They called themselves the K.K.K. : the birth of an American terrorist group

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell, author

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  • Creator by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Format Books
  • Publication Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2010]
  • Physical Details
    • iv, 172 pages : illustrations, map 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780618440337, 061844033X, 0544225821, 9780544225824
  • OCLC ocn441152145


  • Documents the history and origin of the Ku Klux Klan from its beginning in Pulaski, Tennessee, and provides personal accounts, congressional documents, diaries, and more.


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-168) and index.


  • A note to the reader -- "Bottom rail top" -- "Boys, let us get up a club" -- "I was killed at Chickamauga" -- "Worms would have been eating me now" -- "They say a man ought not to vote" -- "I am going to die on this land" -- "A whole race trying to go to school" -- "They must have somebody to guide them" -- "Forced by force, to use force" -- "The sacredness of the human person" -- Epilogue : "it tuck a long time" -- Time line of the civil rights movement
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