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  • n. Plural form of Klansman.

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Examples

  • Birmingham's murderous Klansmen is more fresh and original, and is drawn from local and federal law enforcement files that have long been available at the Birmingham Public Library Archives and from

    Many Birminghams: Taking Segregationists Seriously

  • Not for nothing are they known as Klansmen, Brothers and Rednecks.

    Army Rumour Service

  • The killings in Lauriston, outside Spanish Town, are believed to be linked to an ongoing internal feud between members of a gang known as the "Klansmen," who are involved in a multi-million dollar extortion racket, The Jamaica Observer reported.

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  • His mother recalled the Klansmen warned the family to leave Omaha, because Earl Little’s activities with UNIA were “stirring up trouble”.

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  • Most Klansmen in the 1920s were living in cities that were rapidly filling up with blacks, Jews, and Catholics, and with women—in particular white working-class women—who were eager to participate in the new, sexually liberated culture that was available there.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Grant signed the Ku Klux Klan Act, which empowered federal troops to arrest Klansmen and gave jurisdiction in such cases to federal courts, where juries were often predominantly black.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • On election day in Monticello, Jefferson County, “Georgia Klansmen joined the local mob and hundreds of shots were fired in a rioutous demonstration of white solidarity,” intended to frighten blacks against voting.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Bernardine Dohrn of the early 20th century: The terrorist professor at U of Texas law school

  • The fact that Nazis and Klansmen enjoy First Amendment protection does not mean we agree with their views, it simply means that freedoms are just that, freedoms, which can be used in ways that are both ugly and nice.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism, Federalism, and Racism

  • Also amazing is that many of these stupid people are associated with the Republican party, talk radio hosts, Fox news, Palin, tea partiers, birthers, Klansmen and other deranged groups.

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  • Soldiers helped capture Klansmen, guarded jailhouses and courthouses when authorities prosecuted them, and demonstrated that the army would aid in enforcing federal laws.

    Between War and Peace

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