• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Black Codes

Black codes were laws passed by former confederate states after the Civil War and during Reconstruction that curbed the freedom and civil liberties of newly freed slaves. They lasted until the passage of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1868; similarly restrictive laws ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles