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Black Codes (United States)


In the United States, the Black Codes were laws passed by Southern states in 1865 and 1866, after the Civil War. These laws had the intent and the effect of ...

Black Codes - Black History - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Black Codes, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Southern Black Codes - Constitutional Rights Foundation


The Southern “Black Codes” of 1865-66 The end of the Civil War marked the end of slavery for 4 million black Southerners. But the war also left them landless ...

Black Codes and Pig Laws | Slavery By Another Name Bento | PBS


Throughout the 1800s, black codes and pig laws were some of the efforts enacted to oppress and disenfranchise blacks in the South.

black code | United States history | Britannica.com


May 5, 2015 ... Black code, in U.S. history, any of numerous laws enacted in the states of the former Confederacy after the American Civil War and intended to ...

The Black Codes - World History International


The Black codes in the United States were any of numerous laws enacted in the states of the former Confederacy after the American Civil War, in 1865 and 1866  ...

Mississippi "Black Code"


This was done by means of the notorious "Black Codes," passed by several of the state legislatures. Northerners regarded these codes as a revival of slavery in ...

Black Code | Define Black Code at Dictionary.com


Black Code definition, any code of law that defined and especially limited the rights of former slaves after the Civil War. See more.

The Black Codes - United States American History


The role of The Black Codes in the history of the United States of America.

Black Code and Jim Crow Law examples - Sites - Google


Some common elements of Black Codes were: Race was defined by blood; the presence of any amount of black blood made one black. Employment was ...

Jim Crow was a series of rigid anti-Black laws. The term Black Codes is used most often to refer to legislation passed by Southern states at the end of the Civil War to control the labor, migration and other activities of newly-freed slaves.
Southern legislatures enacted Black Codes in the 1860s. The Jim Crow era began later, nearer to the end of the 19th century after Reconstruction.