The Andrew Johnson Administration by BarkerC

Question 3

Johnson was left to make an initial plan for Reconstruction without Congress, which was not scheduled to meet again until December of 1865. Johnson's leniency during this period resulted in many former Confederate States passing laws that binding African-American laborers to farms on annual contracts they could not quit, and allowing law enforcement at whim to arrest them for vagrancy and rent out their labor. These laws came to be known by what two word name?

Black Codes