convict leasing

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  • Previously the property held several private plantations that used convict leasing.
  • The end of convict leasing did not mean the end of convict labor.
  • Another issue was what to do with convicts should the convict-leasing system be terminated.
  • Williams assured the miners that the governor supported an end to convict-leasing, but said it would take time to change the law.
  • Other problems accompanied convict leasing and overall, employers became more aware of the disadvantages.
  • After the convict leasing system ended, the State of Mississippi began to acquire property to build its own correctional facilities.
  • Both sharecropping and convict leasing were legal and tolerated by both the north and south.
  • Alabama was the last to end the practice of official convict leasing in 1928.
  • These hearings led in large part to the banning of convict leasing in Georgia.
  • The sharecroppers were replaced by prisoners under a convict leasing program.
  • She joined the fight against child labor, convict leasing, and prostitution which were all endemic in the Birmingham District.
  • The system of convict leasing began during Reconstruction and was fully implemented in the 1880s.
  • The Southerners won out in time though due to discomfort the Northerners felt over convict leasing and the poor initial performance of the stock.
  • While the uprising was eventually crushed, it induced the state to do away with convict leasing, making Tennessee the first southern state to end the controversial practice.
  • Convict leasing provided prisoner labor to private parties, such as plantation owners and corporations such as the Tennessee Coal and Iron Company.
  • Alabama began convict leasing in 1846 and the practice lasted until 1928.
  • The continued involuntary servitude took various forms but the primary forms included convict leasing, peonage, and sharecropping, with the latter eventually encompassing poor whites as well.
  • In spite of the dispute, Knoxville Iron continued using convict labor until Tennessee ended convict leasing in 1896.
  • Convict leasing, practiced in the North from the earliest days of the penitentiary movement, was taken up by Southern states in earnest following the American Civil War.
  • Reformers abolished convict leasing in the 20th-century Progressive Era.
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