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


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