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How did the Social Security Act help Americans?
Weegy: The social security act was put into use on August 14, 1935 I believe, and it was created to provide for the general welfare by establishing a system of Federal old-age benefits, [ and by enabling the several States to make more adequate provision for aged persons, blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare, public health, and the administration of their unemployment compensation laws. It created a Social Security Board; to raise revenue; and for other purposes. ] User: how did the great depression affect racial tensions in the united states (More)
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During the 1930's racial tensions exploded. They were as strong as ever in the southern states. The number of African-American's moving to the northern states increased greatly during WWII, (especially during the depression) which caused tensions grow stronger there as well.
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Also, when the Depression hit and competition of jobs was fierce, California began to more vigorously crack down on illegal immigration. In 1933, Los Angeles County hired over a dozen trains to deport more than 10,000 Mexicans who had been on county relief rolls. Soon after, in 1935, the California Relief Administration began denying public aid to Mexicans across the state. Between 1929 and 1935, the federal government played a direct role in deporting 82,000 Mexicans.

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