Situation of Black people in the 1930s

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  • 1930s
    • Segregation & Jim Crow Laws
      • Southern states
      • every aspect of society
      • blacks as "childlike & inferior"
      • poor education
      • poor
      • no vote
        • poll tax
        • literacy texts
    • Ku Klux Klan
      • White Angelo-Saxon Protestant
      • set up in 1865
      • 1929-41
        • 134 lynches
      • 1924
        • 5 million members
      • 1930
        • 30,000 members
          • leader convicted of rape
      • lynch
      • march
      • white masks
    • National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People
      • NAACP
      • set up in 1909
      • aims
        • end segregation
        • voting to increase
        • stop lynching
        • better education
      • how
        • legal action
        • marches
        • publish lynches
      • 1930s-40s
        • reduced lynches
        • more voters
      • 1930s
        • Black Cabinet
          • 45 advisers
      • 1936
        • increase of blacks in local/state/federal office
      • 1940s
        • 100 blacks had federal government posts
    • Depression
      • Wall St Crash
        • 29th October 1929
        • mass unemployment
          • whites - 1/4
          • blacks - 1/2
      • New Deal
        • 1933-41
        • President Roosevelt
        • black history recorded in Library of Congress
        • Norris
          • can't live where built
        • 1 million jobs
        • kick start economy
        • sharecroppers evicted
    • Poverty
      • education
        • poor
          • low paid jobs
        • left to work at crops
      • migrated
        • to North or West
        • ghettos
        • industrial boom of 1920s
        • 1940
          • 22% lived in North

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