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Student Activities: The History of Slave Patrols, Black Codes, and Vagrancy Laws

The activities in these student-facing Slides provide a brief overview of the history of policing in the early United States and examine how laws were used to control the lives of Black Americans in the South following the Civil War.
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English — US

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  • History
  • Social Studies
  • Democracy & Civic Engagement
  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Racism

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