• Who? Former southern planters, southern slaves, poor whites
  • What? Land owners rent out land to former slaves and they work the land and give a percentage of their crop to the landowner. The land owner would provide housing, tools, and seeds. slavery by another name.
  • When? late 1860's and 1870's
  • Where? South
  • Why is this concept significant? What does it help us to understand about the American past? African American families started to build. Laws preventing African Americans their freedom.