"Once California belonged to Mexico and its land to Mexicans; then a horde of tattered feverish Americans poured in."
"Then the dispossessed were drawn west - families, tribes, dusted out, tractored out. Carloads, caravans, homeless and hungry."
"We ain't foreign. Several generations back Americans." Okies only found hatred everywhere they went and were treated as foreigners.
Her a deputy sheriff roughs up the inhabitants of the Hooverville and eventually tells them to "get off now", typical for Hoover
"D'ja hear about the kid in that fourth tent down? Them folks thought he got worms. Give him a blaster, an' he died." "Poor little fella".

Grapes of Wrath; Chapter 19

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