The crop-lien system was a credit system that became widely used by cotton
farmers in the United States in the South from the 1860s to the 1930s.
Crop lien system was inaugurated in North Carolina in March 1867, when the
General Assembly passed an Act to Secure Advances for Agricultural Purposes.
Between the end of the Civil War and the 1930s, Southern cotton farmers used
the crop-lien system for credit so that they could survive until the crop came in ...
Crop lien system (sharecropping) entrenches itself in former plantation areas ...
falling crop prices meant that smaller farmers' credit dried up with their profits, ...
The crop-lien system drew a majority of small farmers in the post-Civil War South
into a cycle of dependency and agricultural poverty. Learn about...
1.7 The evils of the crop lien system. R. H. Whitaker, Whitaker's Reminiscences,
Incidents and Anecdotes: Recollections of Other Days and Years: Or, what I Saw
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The Crop Lien system was an economic system that sprang up after the Civil War
. Farmers with little to no money borrowed cash to live off of during the year.
Victims of crop-lien system: former slaves and poor whites who became ... so they
took out loans to buy stuff and had to pay them back where their crop came in.
Aug 21, 2009 ... Lecture 10 3 Tenent Farming, Crop Lien System, and Sharecropping - Duration:
12:03. Louis Sobo 483 views · 12:03 · MOOC | The Crop Lien ...
Since food and clothing were necessary during the growing season and because
of poverty and a scarcity of money in rural areas, the crop-lien system emerged ...