Essay about The Modern Ku Klux Klan
Although the modern Ku Klux Klan, or KKK, is not the same group that terrorized African - Americans in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they still have the same basic goals and ideas. There are many local and regional KKK groups such as the Oregon Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the New Order Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is the national and largest organization, but the only one seeking a political agenda. They are the group that claims they are keeping alive the spirit and ideas of the original Klansmen.
The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, or the KKKK, was formed in Louisiana in 1956. They have had …show more content…
The KKKK's stand on foreign aid and trade relates to their "America first" policy. They believe that all foreign aid should be stopped immediately because while the United States' tax dollars are being given to other countries, Americans themselves are still needy ("The program"). The KKKK believes that the money being spent on foreign aid should be kept within the United States and should be put into things like Social Security and Medicare. As for trade, the KKKK believes that NAFTA and GATT should be done away with because they take jobs away from American workers and will put "millions upon millions" into poverty ("The program").
Christianity is an important part of the KKKK's ideas and beliefs. In fact, one of the things that the KKKK claims is that the United States was formed as not only a White Nation, but as a Christian nation. They quote James Madison