Hooded Americanism: The History of the Ku Klux Klan

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Duke University Press, 1981 - Political Science - 477 pages
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"The only work that treats Ku Kluxism for the entire period of it's existence. . . . the authoritative work on the period. Hooded Americanism is exhaustive in its rich detail and its use of primary materials to paint the picture of a century of terror. It is comprehensive, since it treats the entire period, and enjoys the perspective that the long view provides. It is timely, since it emphasizes the undeniable persistence of terrorism in American life."—John Hope Franklin
  

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This guy either is unaware of our history or he simply rewrites it to suit his purpose. On page 51 he states that the Klan resorted to burning crosses and "even school buses in Pontiac, Michigan." Au contraire Mr Chalmers, distressed parents of kids that were ordered to be bussed were sick and tired of three hour bus rides just so their kids could go to school with black kids burned the buses, not in Jim Crow days but in 1972, after the court ordered busing across racial lines.
I grew up in Pontiac, attending public schools there from 1949 to 1957, when I graduated from Pontiac High School. The ONLY racial problems I ever saw where in High School, when some groups agitated others. Busing these kids across town was a stupid idea. Pontiac is not Little Rock.
 

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The Klan boils down to this: Fear of a changing society, Anger and Violence due to a sense of helplessness, Conspiracies offered to explain the faults of society, but no solutions offered, and predictions of the end of America. Read full review

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Contents

A Quick Look behind the Mask
1
The Klan Rides 186571
8
The Birth of a Nation
22
The Klan Revival 191521
28
The Eyes of Texas
39
Mayhem and Martial Law in Oklahoma
49
The Razorback Klan
56
Black Sheets among the Bayous
59
The Nineteen Twentyfour Election
213
From Canada to the Rio Grande
216
Every Man for Himself in Florida
225
Attempted Dominion in Virginia
230
Riotous Doings in Penns Woods
236
Methodists and Madness in the Garden State
243
The Erie Was aRising and the Gin Was Getting Low
254
Defending the Puritan Fathers
266

Fiery Crosses on the Levee
66
The Klan Tabernacle
70
The Heart of Dixie
78
Puritanism Repotted
85
Success and Schism in the Tarheel State
92
Klansmen in the Carolina Piedmont
98
The Price of Success
100
The TenDollar Special
109
GoldRush Days in California
119
Pikes Peak or Bust
126
In Defense of Inland America
135
Twisting the Klans Shirttail in Kansas
143
Bad Luck in Minneapolis
149
BorderState Klans
152
Klan Castles in Indiana
162
Mighty Ohio
175
The Fighting Illini
183
Badger Games in Wisconsin
190
White Robes on Woodward Avenue
194
National Politics
198
The Championship Fight in Madison Square Garden
202
The Klan International
279
Marching on Washington
281
Decline
291
Nineteen Twentyeight a Year of Perils and Promises
300
The Depression Decade 192939
304
The Colescott Era
319
The Hooded World of Dr Green
325
The Death of the Dragon
335
Laissez Faire Violence and Confusion in the Late Fifties
343
The New Frontiers of the Nineteen Sixties
366
The Long Hot Summer
375
Declining Power
386
Bad Times in the 1970s
397
Confrontation PoorBoy Politics and Revival
405
Death in Greensboro
416
The Enduring Klan
424
A cknowledgments
439
Bibliography
441
Index
465
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The Story of the Ku Klux Klan in America and in Iowa « Iowa Pathways
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North Carolina resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan
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Hooded Americanism: The History of the Ku Klux Klan. New York: Franklin Watts, 1951. Creighton, John. "The Small – Town Klan in Colorado. ...
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