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Slave codes were a set of laws that allowed a slave's master to retrieve their slave from free states without their permission.

"Slave Codes" [ushistory.org]

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Slaves did not accept their fate without protest. Many instances of rebellion were known to Americans, even in colonial times. These rebellions were not confined ...

10 Slave Codes That Were Designed To Oppress And Humiliate ...

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Dec 22, 2014 ... Plantation owners were fearful for their lives from a violent rebellion, so much so that they came together to create what they called “slave codes ...

Slave codes Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Slavery and Slave Codes. Sources. European Law. English common law did not describe slavery, though it did describe varieties of relations between superiors ...

Slave Codes of the State of Georgia, 1848 - University of Dayton

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CODIFICATION OF THE STATUTE LAW OF GEORGIA,. INCLUDING THE ENGLISH STATUTES OF FORCE: IN FOUR PARTS. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED

Africans in America/Part 1/Virginia's Slave Codes - PBS

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The status of blacks in Virginia slowly changed over the last half of the 17th century. The black indentured servant, with his hope of freedom, was increasingly  ...

How did free blacks respond to the slave codes? | Reference.com

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The reaction of free blacks to slave codes largely depended on where they lived. According to the Library of Congress, many free blacks in the South could do ...

RACE - History - Colonial Authority

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Stricter slave codes emerged in Virginia after Bacon's Rebellion in 1676, when wealthy planters decided to abolish indentured servitude and establish ...

Slavery in the Capital (Memory): American Treasures of the Library ...

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All slave codes made slavery a permanent condition, inherited through the mother, and defined slaves as property, usually in the same terms as those applied to ...

U.S. Slave Codes - Examples - Webs

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U.S. Slave Codes - Examples. 1. No slave could testify in court, except in a case involving another slave. 2. It was illegal for a slave holder to work slaves in the ...

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Slave Life and Slave Codes [ushistory.org]

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Slave life varied greatly depending on many factors. Life on the fields meant working sunup to sundown six days a week and having food sometimes not suitable ...

Slave Codes - Boundless

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slave code | United States history | Britannica.com

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All the slave codes, however, had certain provisions in common. In all of them the colour line was firmly drawn, and any amount of African heritage established ...