Definition of Peonage. Meaning of Peonage. Synonyms of Peonage

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Definition of Peonage

Peonage
Peonage Pe"on*age, n. The condition of a peon.

Meaning of Peonage from wikipedia

- subject to peonage: any form of unfree or wage labor in which a laborer (peon) has little control over employment conditions. Peon and peonage can refer...
- Peonage slavery can refer to: peon (peonage) debt slavery (also known as debt bondage or bonded labor)...
- Amendment has rarely been cited in case law, but has been used to strike down peonage and some race-based discrimination as "badges and incidents of slavery"...
- Peonage, also known as debt slavery or bonded labour, is the pledge of a person's services as security for the repayment for a debt or other obligation...
- The Peonage Abolition Act of 1867 was an Act p****ed by the U.S. Congress on March 2, 1867, that abolished peonage in the New Mexico Territory and elsewhere...
- of the New York University School of Law and was a leader in exposing peonage in the American South. She was also known for a short time as "Mrs. Sherlock...
- of forced labor that targeted African Americans: debt peonage. A federal statute outlawed peonage, but in practice, it overlapped with convict labor. Convicts...
- A (figurative) peon (reflecting the former institution of peonage and modern analogs of it) is a person with little authority, often ****igned unskilled...
- bondage Peonage Person Slavery Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution 240 U.S. 328 (1916) Sciarrino, Alfred J. (2003), Alimony: Peonage or...
- Reconstruction Acts Constitutional conventions of 1867 Habeas Corpus Act 1867 Peonage Act of 1867 1868 14th Amendment Impeachment of Andrew Johnson Arkansas...
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