Study Guide for History - Study Guide for History. Lost...

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Study Guide for History. Lost Cause: This refers to the myth southern perpetuated about the roots of the civil war. It manifested itself in the former confederates’s desire to remedy the ill outcomes of their defeat in the war. The South argued the war was not about preserving slavery but instead about states rights and defending the southern suri genris history. Came about in the 1890s—it argued that the civil war was a noble cause. It is significant to the study of the south because it shows how southern collective memory is upheld and the tense relationship between the south and the nation. HALEY BARBOUR. Crop Lien: Was used between 1860s-1920s, after reconstruction. It was a system where newly freedmen and poor whites would borrow money from land owners to put toward crops and would pay them back on the money made from the crops. So they would have to put up their crop as collateral and the owner had claim on the crops and would be able to say what crops to grow (cotton) It created a system and a cycle of debt that reinforced white
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course HISTORY 262 taught by Professor Stephenberry during the Winter '11 term at University of Michigan.

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