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HIS 211 - U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present - Textbook

Primary Source Reading: Black Codes

Click on the link below to read excerpts from the Mississippi Black Code.

Be prepared to discuss the following:

  • What rights did the Black Codes extend?
  • What rights did the Codes prohibit?
  • What seemed to be the overall intention of the Codes?


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