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    The dust bowl was a huge epidemic that happened during the 1930’s. During this period the dust bowl caused severe dust storms that damaged the agriculture and ecology of the United States Great Plains. This was due to the extreme drought only made life more difficult. It affected many ranchers and farmers in the South like Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas. This lead people to either staying with their farm and sticking it out or leaving everything behind to find a new job. In the book, Dust Bowl: The…

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    in the 1930s. Extending over a 150,000 square mile land and including parts of five states, Texas, Oklahoma, western Kansas, the eastern Colorado and New Mexico, the Dust Bowl was a period where more than 100 million acres of land of terrains were denied from ripe soil leaving only dry grounds and hills of dust all around. The Dust Bowl took place around the 1930s in the Great Plains due to the farmers over cultivating the land and causing soil to erode, heat waves, high winds and droughts.…

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    As specified by Donald Worster, the writer of his book, "The Dust Bowl", The Dust Bowl was the darkest crossroads in every last one of US History, especially in the twentieth-century life of the southern fields," (pg. 4). It was a day and age where extreme starvations, dry seasons, destitution and collapses that have existed back in the 1930's. This period was additionally America's "Crash Course" as a result of the bedlam that have happened. As Worster states this in an extremely exhaustive way…

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    would receive 320 acres of land. World War 1 was good for the Plains farmers. The farmers were able to sell wheat at a very high price to Europe. However, there was a downfall. Along with the unemployment during the Great Depression, there were severe dust storms. In the 1930s, more than 3 million people left their farms to get away from the deadly storms. Many more stayed where they were. They covered…

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    decade. It caused high temperatures, high winds, and no rainfall. 4.The Dust Bowl got its name from a journalist traveling through the region. 5.The states of Texas, Oklahoma, western Kansas, eastern portions of Colorado and New Mexico were included in the Dust Bowl. These five states were part of the Dust Bowl…

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    After the farmers prepared the land in the 1920s and 30s to plant wheat a horrible drought came along and killed the plants. After that, came the Dust Bowl which happened when severe winds blew the topsoil of the lands and left it empty. The dust would get so bad at times that people had to breathe in and out of handkerchiefs to keep from choking on the dust. This tragedy forced them out of their home in Oklahoma with nothing. During this hard time, everyone was looking for work and trying to…

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    The Devastating Dust Bowl Would you sell your farm if the only weather were dust? Would you stay and try to farm, with no water? The Dust Bowl is a natural disaster that only happened once. There were only a few unlucky enough to witness it. The Dust Bowl started with a drought, but the effects were much worse, so make sure to bring a handkerchief! To begin with, The Dust Bowl started in 1931 and ended in 1939.1 A combination of things caused it, the most frequently known one being…

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    farmers in the Dust Bowl or the city dwellers, and that just depends on what aspect that you look at. The Dust Bowl farmers had a very rough time through the depression because they had no water, and they had no topsoil to even attempt planting a good crop. Although farmers elsewhere had issues because their crops were not selling for as much, they certainly did not have anywhere near the problems the Dust Bowl farmers did; they could at least make a little money off of it. The Dust Bowl…

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    The Dust Bowl: A Storm that Devastated a Nation The Dust Bowl, a series of extreme dust storms in and around the Great Plains, physically destroyed and emotionally devastated an already depressed America during the 1930s. While still in the midst of the Great Depression, the ecological and agricultural mishaps of farmers caused a drought and dust storm that affected America for years to come. In his book, Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s, Donald Worster states that while…

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    Why did the Dust Bowl occur? In this essay I will be discussing the causes and effects of the dust bowl which happened from 1931 to about 1940. Causes and Effects of the Dust Bowl mainly consisted of major droughts, The Great Depression, and agricultural decline.This affected the Southern Plains more, compared to the Northern Plains. Thousands were affected and had a really hard time living through this horrible era in America. Before 1931 farmers in the midwest made a living from selling…

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