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Some historians list three other important elements contributing to the creation and reinforcement of the status quo: physical force and terror, economic intimidation, and psychological control exerted through messages of low worth and negativity transmitted socially to African American citizens.

While many Alabamians informally and incompletely enforced separate living and working arrangements during slavery, the state's role in formalizing and codifying separation was a postwar development.

Formal and informal policies of repression, such as separate public accommodations, limited access to suffrage, and strict control over black labor, were put into place between the 1870s and the 1890s, and Alabama's 1901 constitution rested upon white supremacy as a basic element of governance.

When the weather hits, though, it takes at least eight chains for a standard tractor-trailer configuration to comply with the regulations.

CAPTA mandates that states in the grant program have laws requiring parents to provide needed medical care for their children, but simultaneously allows those states to give parents in faith-healing sects the right to withhold all medical treatment from children.

Some are in chapters on the duty to report child abuse and neglect, thus apparently exempting mandated reporters from reporting cases of faith-based medical neglect to state child protection services.

Many state laws contain ambiguities that have been interpreted variously by courts.

The state's first postwar constitution, drafted in 1865, actually cut back on equal rights for freedmen that had been present in Alabama's antebellum constitutions.