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25 August, 08:49

Why was the crop lien system bad for merchants?

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  1. 25 August, 09:26
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    The crop-lien system was a credit system used by sharecroppers and tenant farmers who didn't own the land they worked. Some might wonder why the crops lien system was bad for merchants and farmers? In exchange, local merchants gave farmers food and supplies throughout the year on credit.
  2. 25 August, 10:09
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    If they could not collect what they were owed, they went out of business. - Apex
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