Oh, Hai asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

What was a major economic development in the south during reconstruction?

A) creation of large commercial and banking centers

B) Spread of sharecropping

C) Rise of large-scale commercial farming

D) Decline of the textile industry

E) Emergence of the cotton economy

Please help we are desperateeee! =] thankss!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    B - the spread of sharecropping. The landowners needed labor, and the freed slaves needed jobs to feed themselves.

  • 1 decade ago

    E is definitely NOT the answer. The cotton economy started way before reconstruction.

  • tuffy
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    B)

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