The Christian Black Codes of 1724 – Extensive Breakdown Coming

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The Christian Black Codes of 1724, were initiated during reconstruction   after the Civil war to control blacks after they were emancipated.   Passed by Southern States, instead of giving blacks the same rights as   white people, the codes limited the blacks freedom severely. They   included that blacks had to be in service of a white person, that they   could not have congregations together, that they could not speak out,   and that they could not have weapons. They also included that blacks   could not go out without a white ‘supervisor’, thus blacks had to take   on the religions and holidays and gods of their white  superiors. These   same black codes were said to have been made null and void with the   ratification of the 13th Amendment in 1865, although many southern   states adopted “Black Codes” to keep former slaves from voting and   imposed other restrictions. The 14th and 15th Amendments were to  …

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