Afro-Amer. History Rec.-Week 8 Questions

Afro-Amer. History Rec.-Week 8 Questions - Chyna Golden...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chyna Golden October 20, 2011 African-American History II Week 8 Recitation Questions Some of the remedies that workers, farmers, and sharecroppers in this essay are seeking are the right for sharecroppers to market their own crops, the continuation of food advances, the demand small gardens for resident wage hands, cash rather than wages in kind, minimum wage of one dollar per day, and a three-hour midday rest for all laborers. With all of this they wanted it to be applied equally and regardless of race, gender, or age. With regards to sharecroppers being able to market their own crops, this was a crucial issue because sharecroppers would try to give the tenants the lowest prices for their cotton and hold out on the bales until the price would increase and never give the croppers their full due. All the croppers wanted to do was earn an honest wage and be able to provide for their families. Also, the unions pushed for a nine-month school year for black children and free transportation to and from school. All of these demands
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

Afro-Amer. History Rec.-Week 8 Questions - Chyna Golden...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online