The Dust Bowl: A Man-Made Disaster Of The 1930-50's

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The dust bowl was a man-made disaster of the 1930-50’s. It was made by many farmers from Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, and Arkansas. It affected people all over the U.S. Many families starved, driven away from their homes or even died in this drought until it ended. Many families starved or became very ill during the Dust Bowl. Many homes would try as hard as they could but couldn't keep the dust out. It made many people eat, drink, and breath the dust floating in their homes. Many of the farmers’ livestock such as cattle and chickens, died because the dust would suffocate them. The lack of fertile farmland, crops, water, and livestock made many families starve to death. Many families were driven out of their homes do to the dust.

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