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Question

Slave codes were laws that

A) defined the status of enslaved persons and the rights of their owners.

B) defined the status of indentured servants and the rights of their employers.

C) stated how many enslaved workers a plantation owner could have.

D)outlined a public education system for enslaved people.

2 Answer

  • The correct answer is: A) defined the status of enslaved persons and the rights of their owners.

    This laws restricted slaves behaviors, it stablished that slaves were property, not persons. In this way it protected the property (slaves) and the owners of the property. For example, slaves couldn't posses property as they were property themselves, or they couldn't assemble without the presence of a white person.

    The codes were created as a result of the slave population growth and the start of numerous rebelions. The owners were scared about their security so they made laws to keep slaves under control.

  • Answer:

    A, defined the status of enslaved persons in the rights of their owners

    Explanation:

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