How racial and ethnic minorities encountered liberty and civil rights in the U.S..docx

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Legislatures of the southern state started ordering Black Codes to limit freedmen's privileges and maintain slavery after the Civil War in 1865. The Congress which was Republican-controlled reacted to these measures by passing the three incredible afterwar constitutional amendments that did away with slavery, ensured the laws of the blacks who were newly freed are protected, and gave all male American residents the right to vote without minding their "race, color, or past state of subjugation. This paper therefore seeks to address how racial and ethnic minorities encountered liberty and civil rights in the United States during the second half of the 19 th century. There was collapse of equal rights concept legislative and judicial actions started after reconstruction ended in 1877. The black’s rights were greatly limited and Jim Crow laws in the south strengthened by the civil rights cases of 1883. There was separation but equal public

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