They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group - Chapter Three Summary & Analysis

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Chapter Three Summary and Analysis

Chapter Three takes the reader through the real beginnings of the Klan. The men dressed as ghosts and said, "I was killed at Chickamauga." The white people believed that the black men and women were afraid of ghosts, and they tried using the ghostly costumes to their advantage. The black men and women knew that the Klan was just dressed white people but they went along with it in the hopes that they would be left alone. Pulaski's den kept their den secret for a while but then they published notes of a meeting in the paper. They told where or who and the announcements were cryptic. The group broke up picnics in a fun way at first. The people of Pulaski wanted to join and eventually the Klan created an initiation and more and more men were allowed...

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