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.
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 ...
for their crops, with cotton dropping nearly fifty percent between 1872 and 1877.
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
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 ... The Crop Lien System ... MOOC | The Crop Lien and Its Consequences | The
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1865-1890 | 3.6.5 - Duration: 8:10.
The Crop Lien System.
The landlord allowed 'croppers' to farm his land, usually about 10 acres, in ... The
real meaning of the sharecropping and crop lien system some seventy years ...
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 ...
Jul 21, 2016 ... The crop-lien system was a credit system used by sharecroppers and tenant
farmers who didn't own the land they worked. Some might wonder ...