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    The Dust Bowl

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    The Dust Bowl was caused by the hands of man and the hands of nature and has resulted in many longer term effects. Because of the Plains states’ successfully wheat business and harvest, thousands and thousands of farmers traveled to the area. However, this influx of farmers led to overgrazing and overplowing of the southern plains. Many of the farmers used a farming technique called dry land farming and destroyed the large areas of grassland. This, coupled with an incredible drought and Great Depression of the 1930s, led to the wheat being replaced by dried prairie grass that made the land unable to overcome the harsh winds and ultimately led to not only the wheat market collapsing, but also one of America’s greatest environmental and economical…

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    Dust Bowl Outline

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    I. Introduction a) Imagine being in the Midwest and then seeing a giant dust cloud. b) General info about Dust Bow. c) Because the Midwest became a failing region, many dreams were crushed. d) In the 1930's better known as "the dirty thirties", the dust bowl effected thousands of farmers and their families in the Southwest/Midwest. II. Body A)When the Midwest was a thriving community, people as far as New York came in hope of a better life, but soon turned downhill. 1) Land produced abundant…

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    Dust Bowl Impact

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    During the 1930s, the American Dust Bowl was one of the worst environmental disasters that caused severe droughts and wind erosions. The Dust Bowl widely influenced soil productivity for farming, air quality in daily life, and human health in long term. It not only caused serious impacts on the environment of the United States, but also worsened the economic conditions after the Great Depression’s destructions in the late 1920s. The Dust Bowl took place on the Great Plains where severe dust…

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    Dust Bowl Sociology

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    depression came the Dust Bowl otherwise known as the dirty thirties due to its dirty and dusty storms. The Dust bowl was hard on most farmers as many of them depended on their crops as their main source of food and money. With the Dust Bowl came droughts which killed crops, forcing the farmers into poverty. The dust washed out all life that had once flourished in the fields of the farms. Without the proper crops the farmers could not make a living, sadly they were forced to leave their farms.…

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    Obstacles, we all have faced them and we all have overcome. In both of the realistic fiction books, The Outsiders and Out of the Dust ,written by S.E. Hinton and Karen Hesse there are characters who go through mourning for family members. Ponyboy Curtis lives with his brother Darry, in oklahoma and is caught between a gang war in the late 1960’s. Billie Jo from Out of the Dust is a young girl who has found herself in the middle of the dust bowl with her family who owns a farm in the panhandle…

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    The California Dust Bowl

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    The Dust Bowl affected everyone living in the Great Plains. Some people moved to California to find new job opportunities, while most stayed behind and waited it out. This essay will be explaining the cause of the Dust Bowl, where it affected, and who it affected. This paragraph will be explaining where the Dust Bowl affected and the cause of it. The driest regions were southeastern Colorado, southwest Kansas, and the panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. Most say that the Dust Bowl was more…

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    Essay On The Dust Bowl

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    major cause of said disasters developed from excessive greed and improper use of the land. Humans do not understand the impact their actions have on the environment until they are obligated to endure the consequences. One of the most catastrophic man-made disasters in American history that placed a burden on the land and its inhabitants was The Dust Bowl of the 1930’s. This name was given to the Great Plains region devastated by drought in depression-ridden America (Dust). In Stinging Dust &…

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    Dust Bowl Analysis

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    The Determination of a Mother In 1936, one of the worst natural disasters the United States has ever been through occurred, the “Dust Bowl.” This disaster turned most of the fields into dust and led many Americans to a life of poverty. Dorothea Lange took many photographs of the devastation for the federal government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA). Most people recognize Lange’s photo the “Migrant Mother,” but few know that this photo is in a sequence of photographs. Lange took 6 pictures…

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    sustenance that could be produced locally and efficiently. With the expansion of our nation, so has the expansion of supply and demand for agricultural consumer goods, which led to technological advancements to mass produce and shipment. It was not noticed that this drive for agricultural needs would have a devastating impact on the environment and the rate of soil erosion until the Midwest dust bowl incident of the 1930’s, which at that time was too late ("Dust Bowl", 2016). The soil…

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    Dust Bowl Thesis

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    occurring in the southern plains. It’s name was the Dust Bowl. The Dust Bowl was a number of dust storms that occurred in the southern plains (grasslands). The land during this time was very dry, therefore the wind easily picked up dirt and topsoil. The dust accumulated so quickly, it infested households, churches, and any building, car, or human in its way. There were also a great number of deaths during the Dust Bowl. Death from these storms were usually caused by the dirt getting inside a…

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