Southern Black Codes Costly Analysis

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Costly, Andrew. "Southern Black Codes - Constitutional Rights Foundation." Southern Black Codes - Constitutional Rights Foundation. Constitutional Rights Foundation, n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2017. Andrew Costly discusses the Southern “Black Codes” of 1865-1866 that came after the Civil War ended slavery in America. Costly discusses how Congress created the Freedman’s Bureau that tried to help to make sure former slaves were being treated and paid well by their employers. Costly also discusses the South Carolina Black Code and how it only applied to “persons of color”; the codes included labor contracts, civil rights, vagrancy, and other restrictions. Andrew Costly tells about the how the northern protesting the Black Codes because they felt as if …show more content…

"America 's Reconstruction: People and Politics After the Civil War." America 's Reconstruction: People and Politics After the Civil War. Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 2003. Web. 10 Apr. 2017. In this source, Foner discuss the new birth of freedom that the Reconstruction Era granted after the Civil War for freedmen. This source tells of how white Americans taunted their formers slaves with their privileges and whites that former slaves wanted to fully receive. Foner discuss the how African American work to establish things for themselves, like churches and social gatherings. Foner talks about the hostile white Americans showed against African Americans as they begin to work for self improvement. This source also talks about the end of the Reconstruction Era and the belief some Americans had that the disagreement between whites and blacks would eventually “ work themselves …show more content…

"Reconstruction in Mississippi, 1865-1876." Reconstruction in Mississippi, 1865-1876 | Mississippi History Now. Mississippi Historical Society, May 2006. Web. 11 Apr. 2017. In this source Dr. Philips tells about the Reconstruction in Mississippi from 1865-1876. Philips tells of how tense citizens of Mississippi were during this time period being that this state is were slavery made the most profit. Philips discusses the defiant attitude of White Mississippians as Colonel Samuel Thomas, who was the assistant commissioner went through the state to set up the Freedmen’s Bureau. Dr. Philip goes into detail about the statements White Mississippians made during this time about African Americans wanting to be seen as equal and having equal rights. Dr. Philips, in this source, tells about the formation of the KKK in Mississippi as a further means to keep freedmen “in their place” in regards to wanting to vote and run for

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