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  • n. Plural form of sharecropper.

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Examples

  • “Decades ago Michigan took in poor sharecroppers from the South and gave them meaningful middle class jobs, and this is how the nation repays them; being shit on by the left and the right.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Infrastructure Spending Not Targeted to High-Unemployment States: But Should It Be?

  • Decades ago Michigan took in poor sharecroppers from the South and gave them meaningful middle class jobs, and this is how the nation repays them; being shit on by the left and the right.

    Matthew Yglesias » Infrastructure Spending Not Targeted to High-Unemployment States: But Should It Be?

  • And at Poplar Grove they don't use the word "sharecroppers" -- a word that (according to the brochure I purchased) "brought with it a bad connotation of low class which was not true at all.

    IsThatLegal?

  • Given where we're heading, Warren Buffett warns that America is changing from an "ownership society" to a "sharecroppers '" one, no different than feudal serfdom.

    Reviewing Ellen Brown's "Web of Debt:" Part IV

  • Had those ''sharecroppers'' read the works of Lincoln in the ''Freedom Center'', they would have understood the ''Proclamation of Emancipation'' notice that they had received and shouted, ''We's free!

    Slave Center Being Sued

  • He passed federal laws, once more in 1923 once past a midterm election in which the Nationalists gained power in the House, to ease up the "sharecroppers" of the South established by Josiah Marks some fifty years before.

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  • See, just as former slaveowners eventually recognized there was a greater profit in legislating blacks into servitude through Jim Crow laws and making them "sharecroppers" liable for their own well-being instead of "property" for which slaveowners were liable, racist southern Democrats -- like former KKK-leader Sen. Byrd, third in line to succeed Obama as President -- realized there was more profit in consolidating their political clout by legislating blacks into gov't servitude today.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • Some residents even have compared the Athens Land Trust to the corrupt community organizers ACORN, called ALT homeowners "sharecroppers" and threatened to try to shut down the organization.

    OnlineAthens: Top Headlines

  • "ownership society" to a "sharecroppers '" one, no different than feudal serfdom.

    Infowars

  • He boasted to have collected more honors than Murphy, the son of Celeste sharecroppers who received 33 medals during World

    Richard Mcclanahan

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