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Date Created: 01/24/16
History to current Week One How did the de nition of freedom change through abolition to Jim Crow Laws Want to be full Americans Represents aspiration of the freed people Their condition what it means to be free a full person American Dream There was a vison of what freedom could mean to these freed people Source Analysis How did the meanings of freedom change in the South between the abolition of Slavery and the rise of Jim Crow 0 What did freedom mean immediately after emancipation 0 Black codes not Jim Crow yet limit what was promised in the constitution 0 These people aren t given full citizenship They aren t protected by the laws that protect white men 0 We have no firesides that we can call our own no avenues opened to us or our children 0 We have resolved to come forward and like MEN speak and act for ourselves 0 They want the same rights that they were promised but they are not given them 0 The government should protect its citizens 0 Supreme Court had ruled that slaves could never be citizens in the Dred Scott case 0 By law they were not supposed to be taught to read when they were slaves o Are you really free if you don t have equal opportunities within your country of birth 0 Black codes Keep them away from full citizenship that white men are allowed 0 No voting 0 No representation 0 Not allowed to buy land 0 Not allowed to run a business This above address is by 52 Black delegates written in 1865 to address the series of black codes that had been written to prevent their full citizenship It was to South Carolina Legislature petitioning them to give them equality
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