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what is the difference between sharecropping and tenant farming

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  1. Sharecropping is the practice in which a landowner allows a tenant to farm the land in exchange for a specified share of the crops.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharecropping

    Tenant farming is the practice in which a landowner rents the land.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenant_farmer

    http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia/entries/T/TE009.html

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