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The Great Depression

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The Great Depression (1929-1939)

The Great Depression (1929-1939)

The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project is a university-chartered research center associated with the Department of History of The George Washington University
“When it's a white man's word against a black man's, the white man always wins. They're ugly, but those are the facts of life.” (23.295)

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About the Great Depression

About the Great Depression

The Great Depression was an economic slump in North America, Europe, and other industrialized areas of the world that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was the longest and most severe depression
“You know the truth, and the truth is this: some Negroes lie, some Negroes are immoral, some Negro men are not to be trusted around women—black or white. But this is a truth that applies to the human race and to no particular race of men. There is not a person in this courtroom who has never told a lie, who has never done an immoral thing, and there is no man living who has never looked upon a woman without desire." (20.47-48)

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What Happened During the Great Depression?

What Happened During the Great Depression?

The Great Depression of 1929 was a 10-year global economic crisis. Here are causes, impact, and chances of recurrence.
"As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it—whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash." (23.40)

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Great Depression: Causes & Effects | HISTORY.com

Great Depression: Causes & Effects | HISTORY.com

The Great Depression was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. It began after the stock market crash of 1929, which wiped out millions of investors, and lasted until
"The one place where a man ought to get a square deal is in a courtroom, be he any color of the rainbow, but people have a way of carrying their resentments right into a jury box." (23.38-40)

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