Research Paper-Mississippi Black Codes

Research Paper-Mississippi Black Codes

Read the information included in the Mississippi Black Codes. Once all reading is complete, respond to the following item(s):

During Reconstruction, Black Codes were enacted in several former states in the Confederacy. A Republican controlled Congress would later react to suppress these codes.

· What ultimately were these codes designed to do?

· Precisely how did the codes aim to accomplish these objectives?

· Be sure that you fully address the questions, providing detailed analysis and historical context.  Do not cut-and-paste from sources, but instead use your own words to answer in both the initial post