Annie Campbell

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Black Codes

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That negroes and their issue, even where one ancestor in each succeeding generation to the fourth inclusive, is white, shall be deemed persons of color.   SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That… MORE

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Black Codes

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas, That all persons desirous of engaging as laborers for a period of one year or less, may do so under the following regulations : All contracts for labor for a longer period than one month shall be made in writing, and in… MORE

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Be it ordained, That on and after the ratification of the constitution, no person, save under authority of the military arm of the federal government, shall be permitted to bring within the limits of this State any indentured or freed negro or mulatto; nor shall any negro or mulatto now in the State be ever… MORE

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WHEREAS, The first Article and the first Section of the Declaration of Rights in the Constitution of the State of Tennessee declares: “That all power is inherent in the people, and all free Governments are founded on their authority and institute for their peace, safety and happiness, for the advancement of these ends they have… MORE

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