Haunted Scotland The Culloden Ghosts April 16, 1746… The Battle of Culloden is the final clash between the Jacobites – most of them Highland Scots and and the British Government. The Jacobites supported the claim of “Bonnie Prince Charlie” to the throne. The so-called “Young Pretender” was defeated, left Britain and went to Rome.
When slavery was legally abolished, the Slave Codes were rewritten as the Black Codes, a series of laws criminalizing legal activity for African Americans. Through the enforcement of these laws, acts such as standing in one area of town or walking at night, for example, became the criminal acts of “loitering” or “breaking curfew” for which African Americans were imprisoned.