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In the United States, the outbreak of World War I (1914-1918) increased the demand for industrial production while decreasing the flow of European immigration. Labor shortages in both factories, mines, fields, and service industries meant greater [...]

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Description of Sharecropping

This short essay describes the sharecropping system that supported the agricultural economy of the South after slavery.

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