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Convict Leasing System: History & Explanation

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Which labor system immediately preceded the convict leasing system?

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1. Which of the following is the best definition of the convict leasing system?

2. In what ways did state governments benefit from the convict leasing system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The convict leasing system was implemented during America's Reconstruction Period. The questions on the quiz and worksheet will ask you about the rise and fall of this system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out whether you can correctly answer multiple-choice questions on the following:

  • The labor system prior to the convict leasing system
  • Definition of the convict leasing system
  • How state governments benefited from this system
  • A trend coinciding with the convict leasing system
  • How the system ended

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the convict leasing system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about where this system was practiced and when it ended
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the advantages of the convict leasing system for state governments

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson, Convict Leasing System: History & Explanation, looks at this system in greater detail. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Examines the where and when of the convict leasing system's origins
  • Explores the convict leasing system in specific states, such as Alabama and Georgia
  • Describes the impact of the convict leasing system
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