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  • Sharecroppers —   [ ʃeəkrɔpəz], besonders im Süden der USA seit dem Ende des Sezessionskrieges mittellose (oft schwarze) Kleinpächter, die den Pachtzins für die zur Verfügung gestellte Farm durch einen bestimmten Teil der Ernte entrichten mussten. Sharecroppers… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sharecroppers — n. tenant farmer who pays rent with a share of his crop …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Operation Barga — was a land reform movement throughout rural West Bengal for recording the names of sharecroppers (bargadars) while avoiding the time consuming method of recording through the settlement machinery. It bestowed on the bargadars, the legal… …   Wikipedia

  • Sharecropping — is a system of agriculture or agricultural production in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crop produced on the land (e.g., 50 percent of the crop). This should not be confused with a crop fixed rent… …   Wikipedia

  • Ned Cobb — (1885 1973) was a tenant farmer born in Tallapoosa County in Alabama. His autobiography was pseudonymously published in the book All God s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw, as told to Theodore Rosengarten. Cobb was the 4th of more than 20 children… …   Wikipedia

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  • Lynching in the United States — is the practice in the 19th and 20th centuries of the humiliation and killing of people by mobs acting outside the law. These murders, most of them unpunished, often took the form of hanging and burning. Mobs sometimes tortured the… …   Wikipedia

  • History of South Carolina — South Carolina is one of the thirteen original states of the United States of America. Its history has been remarkable for an extraordinary commitment to political independence, whether from overseas or federal control. As a cornerstone of… …   Wikipedia

  • Claude C. Williams — Born 1895 Weakley County, Tennessee Died June 29, 1979(1979 06 29) (aged 84) Birmingham, Alabama Education Bethel College, Vanderbilt School of Religion Occupation …   Wikipedia

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