African Americans During The Depression Of The 1930s
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1. subsistence- the state or fact of subsisting.

the state or fact of existing.the providing of sustenance or support.means of supporting life; a living or livelihood.the source from which food and other items necessary to exist are obtained.

2.Biography- a written account of another person's life.

3.Eclectic- selecting or choosing from various sources.

4.federal- pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from theindividual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system .

5.upsurge- to surge up; increase; rise:

6.desperate- reckless or dangerous because of despair or urgency:

7.mainstream- the principal or dominant course, tendency, or trend:

8.covenants- an agreement, usually formal, between two or more persons to do or not do something specified.

9.prominent- standing out so as to be seen easily; conspicuous; particularly noticeable:

10.liberals- favorable to progress or reform, as in political or religious affairs.

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Primary Document #2 Powell, Colin (1937- ) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

Primary Document #2 Powell, Colin (1937- ) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed | African Americans During The Depression Of The 1930s | Scoop.it
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Website today #2 The 1930s

Website today #2 The 1930s | African Americans During The Depression Of The 1930s | Scoop.it
When the stock market crashed in October 1929, millions of Americans lost their jobs, their savings and their homes. During the 1930s, the federal government stepped in to help solve these problems.
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Historical Website #1 Welcome to Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Black History

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Primary Document #3 Malcolm X Biography

Primary Document #3 Malcolm X Biography | African Americans During The Depression Of The 1930s | Scoop.it
Biography.com profiles Malcolm X, African American leader and prominent figure in the Nation of Islam, who articulated concepts of black pride in the 1960s.
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Primary Document #1 Say it Plain, Say it Loud - American RadioWorks

Primary Document #1 Say it Plain, Say it Loud - American RadioWorks | African Americans During The Depression Of The 1930s | Scoop.it
Public speech making has played a powerful role in the long struggle by African Americans for equal rights. This collection, for the ear and the eye, highlights speeches by an eclectic mix of black leaders.
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Website Today #1 Blacks and the Great Depression | SocialistWorker.org

Website Today #1 Blacks and the Great Depression | SocialistWorker.org | African Americans During The Depression Of The 1930s | Scoop.it
Blacks joined the unions as they spread during the 1930s labor upsurge as a way to fight desperate poverty and racism.
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Historical Website #2 Race During the Great Depression - American Memory Timeline- Classroom Presentation | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Historical Website #2 Race During the Great Depression - American Memory Timeline- Classroom Presentation | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress | African Americans During The Depression Of The 1930s | Scoop.it
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Problems of the Great Depression 

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