← Social Studies Final 6 Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Cottonocracy wealthy families that made huge amounts of money from cotton Small farmers who worked with their slaves What were 75% of southern whites? 75% of souther whites were small farmers. They worked with their slaves. they did not own land, instead rented and paid the owners back in crops. What did poor white do? Poor whites did not own land. They rented it and often piad the owner with part of their cropt. They frew crops like corn, potatoes, and other vegetables. Also herded cattle and pigs. did not have to do work for a master but were discriminated against Free african americans Even though they were free they were not completely free. NO work/ labor but they are not as free as a white man. Slave Codes kept slaves from running away or rebelling. The slaves were mistreated. Were not educated so they couldn't really escape slavery. Extended family Grandparents, parents, children, aunts, uncles, and cousins formed a close-knit group.