A Short Summary: The Black Codes

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Black Codes was the south's way for trying to get back slavery. The Black Codes restricted African Americans rights for what they could and couldn’t do restricting their freedom and making them to work for whites still still being paid but at low wages and treated no different from how they were during slavery. The freedmen could not work for themselves only for a white. The Black Codes was the South’s way to try and bring back slavery.
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