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they had no way to feed children and animals

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Q: How was sharecropping unfair to former slaves?
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What was unfair about sharecropping?

Many were designed to keep the former slaves poor

Which was not a component of the southern US's sharecropping system A The only people involved in sharecropping were former slaves B It was profitable to land owners C whole families worked the land?

The only people involved in sharecropping were former slaves.

How was sharecropping unable to solve the financial problems of former slaves?

because the slave holders lost their slaves cause of the 14th amendment, so in the fields of sharecropping... they were not paid. -

What was the type of farming that many former slaves practiced after the Civil War?


What system of farmland rental that allowed former slaves to grow crops for a portion of the crop grown?


Why was sharecropping created?

After the Civil War, former slaves sought jobs, and planters sought laborers. The absence of cash or an independent credit system led to the creation of sharecropping. Sharecropping is a system where the landlord/planter allows a tenant to use the land in exchange for a share of the crop.

Is sharecropping illegal?

Sharecropping is not an illegal enterprise unless one side has to much authority to change the agreement. In the Old South, the practice of sharecropping was inherently unfair.

What organization provided immediate relief and the educational opportunities after the Civil War in the south for former slaves?

Lincoln established the Freedmens Bureau for this exact purpose. It provided former slaves with education and information. Sadly most of them didnt know about this and fell into sharecropping

What was true about sharecropping?

Landowners took advantage of the workers

Who was the system of sharecropping least beneficial to?

the slaves

How was sharecropping a cause of the Civil War?

sharecropping did not cause the civil war but it happened after when they couldnt have slaves anymore

How did sharecropping help plantation owners?

it was basically a way to keep there slaves after slaves were made illegal