RCC Honors History Project

Primary Documents

Posted by laurabrady91 on October 31, 2009

http://www.blackpast.org/?q=primary/louisianas-code-noir-1724 – Louisiana code noir. 44 laws regarding slavery.

http://www.historywiz.com/africanslavery.htm#slaveship – A diagram of the slave ship “Brooks”

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/tj3/writings/slavery.htm – Thomas Jefferson on slavery.

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/sl004.asp – An Act to Prohibit the Importation of Slaves into any Port or Place Within the Jurisdiction of the United States, From and After the First Day of January, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eight

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/fugitive.asp – The fugitive slave act enacted 1850

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