What is a Fraternity?  Webster defines a Fraternity as “a group of people associated or formally organized for a common purpose, interest, or pleasure” and “the quality or state of being brothers”. The first American society considered a “Fraternity” was Phi Beta Kappa Society founded in 1776 at William and Mary.  As stated by Phi Beta Kappa “The organization was created as a secret society so that its founders would have the freedom to discuss any topic they chose.” It would take another 50 years before the founding of Kappa Alpha Society, cited as the first “secret Brotherhood” or “Literary

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