Sharecropping and Tenant Farming: Definition & Overview - Quiz & Worksheet


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When did the sharecropping and tenant farming systems take shape?

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1. Which of the following was a common characteristic of both sharecropping and tenant farming?

2. Which of the following characterizes sharecropping?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take the quiz provided in this worksheet to check your comprehension of tenant farming and sharecropping. These multiple-choice questions ask you about when these systems were used, their characteristics and some of their impacts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use this quiz to see how well you can:

  • Identify when the tenant farming and sharecropping systems began to be used
  • Detail a common characteristic between sharecropping and tenant farming
  • Explain the characteristics of sharecropping
  • Discuss the effects of sharecropping and tenant farming
  • Outline which economy was destroyed after the Civil War

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sharecropping and tenant farming lesson, such as what characteristic they have in common
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the effects of sharecropping and tenant farming and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the time period when these farming systems were used

Additional Learning

If you'd like more information about this subject, our lesson called Sharecropping and Tenant Farming: Definition & Overview is for you. This lesson provides you with the information you need to answer the questions on this quiz, as well as to do the following:

  • Detail the likelihood of sharecroppers and tenant farmers becoming landowners
  • Explain how sharecroppers were often bound in debt
  • Discuss cotton prices at the end of the 19th century