The main reason is racism. There was intense competition for the very few jobs, and in most cases black people had no chance at all of being hired. In a job market where workers were needed, black people had a chance despite racism because the employers would be willing to overlook race in order to meet demand. During the Depression, there was no demand, so very few workers were hired.
This extended to most areas of life. Black people would not be allowed to rent apartments because it was assumed they would not pay the rent. Black people would not have been given charity at most institutions (ie soup kitchens) because the people would give preference to white people.
Basically, anyway in which discrimination could happen, it would be intensified due to the intense conditions. Please bear in mind however that this was not true in all areas, and in fact conditions were already this bad in many places before the Depression.
An excellent look at the conditions for black people in the time period between Emancipation and the Civil Rights war can be found in the book "Don't Know Much About History" by Kenneth C. Davis.
slums and unfair job oppertunities
—First they created the Poll Tax: a tax that had to be paid before one could vote —It wasn't generally a high tax, but for poor sharecropping families it often proved too expensive —Bourbons also created Literacy Tests: A test to prove literacy and understanding of the state constitution —African Americans were discriminated against by being forced to take a much harder Literacy test than white voters —Finally, the Bourbons passed the "Grandfather Clause" which allowed southern whites to be exempt from the Poll tax or Literacy Test —It stated that if a person's father or grandfather had voted in the past, then that person could vote —This discriminated against African Americans because their fathers and grandfathers could not vote, but white voters had been voting in America for centuries
The 1930's continued with the Great Depression. Approximately one of every four workers were unemployed. Those individuals who were employed, suffered poor working conditions. Employers worked employees harder, faster, and longer.
Paine uses the aphorism "the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph" to express his belief that hardships faced by the American forces during the war will make their eventual victory more meaningful.
Slavery did not only effect Africans. The word 'slave' comes from 'slav,' because so many slavic people were enslaved at one time. African tribes did practice slavery, as did Native Americans. Eventually, Europeans began to stop enslaving their own people and turned to foreign markets, Africa and the New World. Native Americans were enslaved by the thousands, but eventually, the hard work killed a lot of them off and proved that they were too weak. Clearly, another source had to be found. The answer was Africa. Africans were harder workers and, more importantly, had a natural resistance to malaria, which was the major disease killing off plantation workers in the South.
because they had easy farming
Because they had racism , and slaves and African Americans didnt have any rights
African Americans were asked harder questions than white voters
They were affected because as the plantations grew the African Americans were put to work more which meant that they had to get more African Americans and put the African Americans to work even harder and some of them even died
Americans went into a depression after the Vietnam war and the Watergate and the Cold War early 1970s and damaged their faith in the government and their leaders, many Americans were losing their faith in the American Dream, their society and their future. Due to the fact the economy was at an all time low, increases in unemployment meant less money there for the "American Dream" was becoming harder and harder to reach and obtain… making the public fear full and angry. charlie smith. Leicester
The south had became even harder to live so black went north for better treatment and higher ability to get jobs.
African Americans knew civil rights made huge gains but their own circumstances nothing seemed to change. Movement raised their hopes but their problems were harder to address,
Migrant workers suffered quite a bit in the Great Depression. They did not have fixed employment when the Depression began, so they had even less chance of finding a fixed position during the Depression. In addition, people who had been laid off due to the Depression often became migrant workers, meaning there was a problem with homeless men and families moving throughout America looking for jobs. The increase in migrant workers made it even harder for these people to find jobs, since the additional people created more competition and also created new stereotypes of migrant workers that weren't desirable, so it was less likely they would be hired.
the accent is harder and americans can't roll their tongues...thats just my guess
Spain began sending African slaves to South America, where they had founded colonies, in the 1500's, or more particularly, around 1510. Before this, the Spainards in South America used the Native Americans as slaves. However, African slaves were more used to rigerous farm work and heat, so they worked longer and harder than the Native Americans.
Life was harder by the NATIVE Americans always fighting you and the supplies from a wan harder to get