Workers were assigned daily tasks that, once completed, ended their daily
Tenants rented a portion of land, and the crop yield was divided between the
tenant and owner. Share Cropping
Match the correct label to each map to explain what the two maps of the Barrow plantation in
Georgia reveal about the effects of emancipation on rural life in the South.
In 1860, freed slaves and their
former master operated a
commercial distillery together.
In 1881, white sharecroppers
took over the plantation work
previously performed by slaves.
Drag each item above to its appropriate location in the image. Note that every item may not
have a match, while others may have several
In 1860, slaves lived in
communal quarters near
the owner’s house.
In 1881, former slaves working
as sharecroppers lived all
over the plantation.