The members of the Ku Klux Klan dressed to appear like ex-Confederate ghosts returning from battle. They wore long white robes with pointy white masks and covered their horses with white sheets. They also silenced their horses’ hooves. The KKK not only targeted African Americans but also Jews, Catholics, and Native Americans. They also opposedcarpetbaggers ,northerners coming south to make money, and , scalawags, the nickname for white Republicans.