Ku Klux Klan – fact sheet on an aberrant ideology


•    The Constitution and Laws of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan prohibited drunkenness or being in an intoxicated condition as an offense against the Klan.
•    The KKK promoted women’s suffrage in the belief that women’s voting would promote its agenda.
•    Klan membership exceeded four million at its height in the mid-1920s, with more than a million in Indiana alone. Indiana was the center of KKK influence and power although Ohio had a larger membership.
•    The Klan tried to organize “colored divisions” in Indiana and other states.24