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1  The average metayer pays from twenty to thirty per cent of his crop in rent.
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2  The average size of Negro families has undoubtedly decreased since the war, primarily from economic stress.
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3  The average American can easily conceive of a rich land awaiting development and filled with black laborers.
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4  I have sought to paint an average picture of real relations between the sons of master and man in the South.
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5  In a more prosperous year the situation is far better; but on the average the majority of tenants end the year even, or in debt, which means that they work for board and clothes.
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6  Their better character and greater shrewdness enable them to gain, perhaps to demand, better terms in rents; rented farms, varying from forty to a hundred acres, bear an average rental of about fifty-four dollars a year.
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7  There is an organized Negro church for every sixty black families in the nation, and in some States for every forty families, owning, on an average, a thousand dollars' worth of property each, or nearly twenty-six million dollars in all.
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8  If the ratio to population of all Negro students throughout the land, in both college and secondary training, be counted, Commissioner Harris assures us "it must be increased to five times its present average" to equal the average of the land.
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9  The agents that the Bureau could command varied all the way from unselfish philanthropists to narrow-minded busybodies and thieves; and even though it be true that the average was far better than the worst, it was the occasional fly that helped spoil the ointment.
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