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  • Title Tenantry
  • Orville Vernon Burton
  • Author Beatrice Burton
  • Author Matthew Cheney
  • Keywords significant role in the agrarian society of South Carolina, Jeffersonian ideal of the independent yeoman, white landowners hired African American laborers and worked them in gang, renter or sharecropper, During World War I cotton prices skyrocketed and, for the first time, tenant farmers and sharecroppers had significant disposable income, New Deal programs
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date August 19, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 1, 2016
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