The Great Depression was an economic slump in North America. It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world.
After The Great Depression came The New Deal. It was a group of U.S. government programs of the 1930s. President Franklin D. Roosevelt started the programs to help the country recover from the economic problems of the Great Depression
Emmett Till was a 14 year-old that was visiting his family in Money, Mississippi. He was brutally murdered for flirting with a white women. His assailants–the white woman’s husband and her brother–made Emmett carry a 75-pound cotton-gin fan to the bank of the Tallahatchie River and ordered him to take off his clothes. The two men then beat him nearly to death, gouged out his eye, shot him in the head, and then threw his body, tied to the cotton-gin fan with barbed wire, into the river. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-death-of-emmett-till
The Civil Rights Movement, encompasses strategies, groups, and social movements in the United States whose goals were to end discrimination and racial segregation. 1954–1968. Martin Luther King Jr. being one of the most known leaders for this.