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Today, researchers estimate that there may be 150 Klan chapters with upwards of 5,000 members nationwide.A cartoon threatening that the KKK will lynch scalawags (left) and carpetbaggers (right) on March 4, 1869, the day President Grant takes office.For instance, the Red Shirts are credited with helping elect Wade Hampton as governor in South Carolina.They were described as acting as the military arm of the Democratic Party and are attributed with helping white Democrats regain control of state legislatures throughout the South.
The second KKK preached "One Hundred Percent Americanism" and demanded the purification of politics, calling for strict morality and better enforcement of prohibition.
During this period, they often forged alliances with Southern police departments, as in Birmingham, Alabama; or with governor's offices, as with George Wallace of Alabama.
Several members of KKK groups were convicted of murder in the deaths of civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964 and children in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham in 1963.
With numerous chapters across the South, it was suppressed around 1871, through federal law enforcement.
Members made their own, often colorful, costumes: robes, masks and conical hats, designed to be terrifying and to hide their identities.In 1915, the second Klan was founded in Atlanta, Georgia.