sharecropping


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share·crop

 (shâr′krŏp′)
v. share·cropped, share·crop·ping, share·crops
v.intr.
To work as a sharecropper.
v.tr.
To work (land) or grow (crops) as a sharecropper.

sharecropping

(ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpɪŋ)
n
(Agriculture) US the practice of cultivating farmland as a sharecropper
Translations

sharecropping

[ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpɪŋ] N (esp US) → aparcería f
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Born into a sharecropping family, he was forced to toil from a very young age until he turned 14, when he slipped the bonds of a brutal, sometimes sadistic father.
This involved a campaign of murder and intimidation to disenfranchise black Republicans and the imposition of economic systems (sharecropping and convict labor) that effectively recreated the conditions of slavery.
'It was like sharecropping then,' she said.'Not a single animal attacksour crops now.'She said villagers onlyhave to clear the bushesaround the fence.Meanwhile, PangthangTshogpa, Tashi Namgyalsaid that people would behappy if all the fields in thevillage were solar fenced.He said that there aresome people in the villagewho are planning to installsolar fencing on their ownexpenses.Electric fencing inPangthang is a big successbut all is not a happy storyas some farmers have to stillguard their crops from wildanimals since they do nothave electric fencing.Meanwhile, plans are inthe pipeline to distributethe fencing wherevernecessary according to thegewog officials.
Mentioning that the policy considers poverty as an outcome of sharecropping system in Sindh, he regretted that big landholding and non-implementation of the Sindh Tenancy Act have been simply ignored.
Firmly entrenched by the early twentieth century, the exploitive and racist system of sharecropping seemingly defied humane alternatives.
He had come from a sharecropping family and lived on a farm in a small, shack-like structure.
Kahn in his paper, 'Will climate change cause enormous social costs for poor Asian cities?' states how farmers in the Philippines are turning to spatial diversification of fields and crops, sharecropping, and weather insurance to adapt to the changing climate.
Ahmad abo-Gargha who said " certainly treating with all society sectors without any kind of discrimination , but according to law and justice, will strengthen citizen's sureness on the state and explained that , the interest with pivotal topics including the nationalism of state's institutions and keep it away from the political sharecropping will support all society components to play their role towards the National issues .
Sharecropping revenue and rental income are not passive investment income
Modica, an El Dorado native and the youngest of a sharecropping couple's 11 children, fully backs the addition of women-owned businesses to the program.
Featuring a variety of sources as well as accessible essays putting those sources into context, "Food in the American Gilded Age" provides a remarkable portrait of food in a singular era in American history, giving a glimpse into the kinds of meals eaten everywhere from high society banquets to the meanest tenements and sharecropping cabins.