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The History of Jim Crow

Jimcrowhistory.org is an educator's site that presents teachers with new historical resources and teaching ideas on one of the most shameful periods in American history, an era of segregation, lynching, and disfranchisement of African Americans...
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Sharecroppers - History for Kids!

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Sharecroppers - History for Kids...
When people didn't own any land, or they lost their land because of not being able to pay back money they borrowed, they often became sharecroppers.

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American Experience | Reconstruction: The Second Civil War | Slave to Sharecropper | PBS

American Experience | Reconstruction: The Second Civil War | Slave to Sharecropper | PBS | sharecropping | Scoop.it

The war is over and a central element of the Southern economy -- slavery -- has been abolished. As former slaves demand wages and former masters strive to maintain profits, an inherently unfair system of sharing labor and land develops.

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