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Can you name the Acts and Court Cases of African American History?

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Was a way to control the slaves by providing for harsh punishments against offending slaves but lack penalties for the mistreatment of slaves by masters.
Gave citizenship to African Americans and made it a crime to deprive blacks of their rights to sue, testify in court, or hold property.
Supreme Court case that upheld the constitutionality of segregation laws. As long as blacks were provided with 'separate but equal' facilities, these laws did not violate the 14th
Introduced by Henry Clay. Decided whether or not Missouri would be admitted as a slave state
Declared all slaves in rebelling states to be free but did not affect slavery in non-rebelling Border States.
Supreme Court decision that extended federal protection to slavery by ruling that Congress did not have the power to prohibit slavery in any territory. Declared that slaves, as pro
Banned racial discrimination in public facilities and strengthen the federal government's power to fight segregation in schools.
Laws passed throughout the South to restrict the rights of emancipated blacks, particularly with respect to negotiating labor contracts.
US Supreme Court case that declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional.

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