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Aspects of the North Carolina Slave Code, 1715-1860

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The North Carolina slave code was not a product of legal theory or thought, but developed gradually based on the needs of the population. The code was intended to police the slave population and establish and maintain a unique social standard in the community. Later on the code, also developed the purpose of extending to slaves the basic civil privileges and personal security.