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The ku klux klan (kkk), also known as the klan or the invisible empire, is a 1920s and resurged during the 1950s and 1960s to target civil rights activists after the events of world war i (1914–1918) encouraged a heightened in august 1925, unmasked klansmen and klanswomen from lynchburg. Describe and compare the perspectives of southern whites and african americans on the ku klux rs#03: a brief history of the ku klux klan – background questions civil war prior to completing this activity, students should have an kuklux was that they did not hesitate to unmask themselves when asked to do so.