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Black Codes Argumentative Essay

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Black Codes Ashton V Some Northerners charged that the black codes were a backdoor attempt at reestablishing slavery. I believe this could’ve been an attempt to have a similar scenario to slavery just it actually being legal. The first example that supports them trying to reestablish slavery was that they prohibited to marry anyone outside their race. They weren’t allowed to bear arms or learn and write.This brought trouble for the blacks because when it came to voting they would then have to pass the literacy tests, set in place by the Jim Crow Laws because they wouldn’t be able to pass which would decrease the numbers black numbers substantially. Blacks were also prohibited from expressing their freedom of speech and testifying
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