What do “Petition of Committee on Behalf of the Freedmen to Andrew Johnson” and “Sharecropping Contract” suggest about competing definitions of

black freedom in the aftermath of slavery?

Your response must be between 300-500 words, have proper parenthetical citations (author) or (Foner, #), and consist of the following three

parts (an introduction, body, and concluding sentence). Make sure your paper is in 12 pt font Times New Roman and double-spaced. If you are

going to use quotes or reference to specific information, you must cite your information. Failure to do so might result in accidental