- Words: 1882
- Length: 6 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice
- Paper #: 34881902
In the 1940s, the Klan began using bombings of their homes to scare blacks who had moved into the "wrong" neighborhood. In 1944, the IRS filed a lien against the Klan for over $600,000 and it was forced to disband. Its numbers by then had dwindled to about 10,000.
During the 1950s, to the present day, the Klan has disintegrated into separate small groups with different purposes depending on location.