The Ku Klux Klan
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...Bedford Forrest was appointed as the commander (Parsons 817). Bedford was a former confederate soldier, who had a lot of experience owing to his involvement in the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865. Although he never had formal military training, Bedford had natural talent in war planning and this impressed his superiors... ? The Ku Klux Klan, abbreviated KKK, is an extremist organization, which has existed in the US for a long time i.e. since 1865 to present. The was coined from a Greek word, Kuklos, which translated means circle, and therefore, KKK means a circle of brothers (Chalmers 20). The founders of this organization were college students and former confederate soldiers from Tennessee, who...