The Ku Klux Klan, or, The carpet-bagger in New Orleans
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The Ku Klux Klan, or, The carpet-bagger in New Orleans by Elizabeth Avery Meriwether

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Published by Southern Baptist Pub. Society in Memphis, Tenn .
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  • Ku-Klux Klan (19th cent.) -- Drama

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Other titlesThe Ku Klux Klan, The carpet-bagger in New Orleans, The carpet bagger in New Orleans
Statement[E.A. Meriwether]
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15200668M

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  Early in his sixth book, “ Life of a Klansman,” Edward Ball describes a credo that white Creoles in New Orleans live by: On lave son linge sale en famille (wash your dirty laundry inside the.   Ku-Klux Klan () Publisher New Orleans, La., L. Graham co., ltd. Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights See terms Language EnglishPages: These mysterious maneuvers were all conjured up in the brain of the Ku Klux and the weird and ghostly, the mysterious and unearthly, always predominated. KU KLUX KLAN BANNER.* *The abov,e is an exact duplicate of the banner used by the Ku Klux, made by directions in book entitled "Ku Klux Klan," by Prof. Walter h. Fleming. CHAPTER VIII. The book tells the story of a member of the Ku Klux Klan, a carpenter in New Orleans who took up the cause of fanatical racism during the years after the Civil War. A descendant of the Klansman, Ball paints a portrait of his family’s anti-Black militant that is part history, part memoir rich in personal detail and critical reflection.

  The New York Times bestselling author of The Kennedy Women chronicles the powerful and spellbinding true story of a brutal race-based killing in and subsequent trials that undid one of the most pernicious organizations in American history—the Ku Klux Klan. On a Friday night in March Henry Hays and James Knowles scoured the streets of Mobile in their car, hunting for a black s: The Ku Klux Klan (/ ˌ k uː k l ʌ k s ˈ k l æ n, ˌ k j uː-/), commonly called the KKK or the Klan, is an American white supremacist hate group whose primary targets are African Americans, as well as Jews, immigrants, leftists, homosexuals, and, until recently, Catholics. The Klan has existed in three distinct eras at different points in time during the history of the United States.   In , white Protestant nativists organized a revival of the Ku Klux Klan near Atlanta, Georgia, inspired by their romantic view of the Old South as well as Thomas Dixon’s book “The.   The Ku Klux Klan had its first revival in the ’20s, when membership soared in the North, and its faux populist rhetoric eerily anticipates the current model’s blather.

  All honor to General Nathan Bedford Forrest,—Leader of the Confederate Cavalry, and of the Ku Klux Klan. S.E.F. Rose, Daughters of the Confederacy In Forrest’s first year as Grand Wizard ()—there were 25 murders, 83 assaults, 4 rapes, and 4 arson’s between June and October—in Tennessee alone, all attributed to the KKK. The life and times of a militant white supremacist, written by one of his offspring, National Book Award–winner Edward Ball Life of a Klansman tells the story of a warrior in the Ku Klux Klan, a carpenter in Louisiana who took up the cause of fanatical racism during the years after the Civil War.   New Orleanian Polycarp Constant Lecorgne was a ship's carpenter who was indicted in for treason against the U.S. government and for breach of the Ku Klux Klan Act. The Ku Klux Klan was founded in by ex-Confederate soldiers and other Southerners opposed to Reconstruction after the Civil War. In the waning years of Reconstruction the Klan disbanded.