African Americans’ social rights were very limited partially because of the Black Codes and Jim Crow laws. These restrictions aided the system of sharecropping, maintained social hierarchy and segregation. Black Codes restrict civil rights for African Americans such as to carry a weapon, vote, getting involving in the court, marry white citizens and travel without permits. The code varied in different
WCNC wcnc.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2014. .
Al Jazeera English. N.p., 02 May 2011. Web. 19 Mar. 2013.
Example 2 How far is it accurate to describe black Americans as second-class citizens in the years 1945-55? (30 marks) Black citizens of the USA were certainly treated as second class in the years 1945-55. They were discriminated against in work, education, living standards and their status as human beings. They could be attacked and subjected to violence without the law protecting them. Therefore they had no rights as citizens.
entered WW II the south was a fully segregated society. Everything from schools, restaurants, hotels, train cars, waiting rooms, elevators, public bathrooms, colleges, hospitals, cemetery, swimming pools, drinking fountains, prisons, and even churches were for whites or blacks, but never for both. Segregation was supported by the legal system and police. But beyond the law there was always a threat by terrorist violence. The Ku Klux Klan, Knights of White Camellia, and other terrorists murdered thousands of blacks and some whites to prevent them from voting and participating in public life.
The department of justise is trying to ban racial profiling. There are laws and regulations but people do break them just like other laws. Therefore we cannot generalize for the entire population and say that racial profiling excists and by tighting up the security more racial profiling is occuring. Overall, although peoples privacies and rights are being touched by this enforced system, the government is only trying to protect us. Works Cited Baker, Nancy V. "National Security Versus Civil Liberties."
According to Bowles, 2011, American History 1865 to present End of Isolation, The Black Codes codified some of these feelings into law when in 1865 southern state governments created legislation that restricted and controlled the lives of the ex-slaves. These differed among states, but the Black Codes all shared some general provisions. African Americans could marry, but they outlawed intermarriage between the races. State governments prohibited African Americans from carrying guns, and they could not engage in work other than farming. Some of the codes restricted their travel.
DNA Initiative. Retrieved January 5, 2011 from http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/speeches/dnatest.htm Longfellow, Henry W., Quote Garden. Retrieved April 12, 2010 from http://quotegarden.com New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, 2010. Retrieved January 14, 2011 from http://criminaljustice.state.ny.us/ojis/integration.htm USA.gov (2010). Retrieved January 14, 2011from