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    you heard about the Dust Bowl? If you haven’t, this essay will tell you what the Dust Bowl is and where it took place; it will tell you when the Dust bowl started, how long it lasted, and what was the cause; Last but not least it will tell you what the Soil Conservation Service and the Civilian Conservation Corps is and how they helped, also how long it takes to produce soil and why it is important to conserve it. The Dust Bowl was a tremendous step for everyone. The Dust Bowl is when there is…

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    What Caused the Dust Bowl? Suddenly, during the 1930s, out of nowhere these big storms of dust started to come. No one knew how these dust storms came or what they were. For many years now people have been trying to figure out what caused these terrible storms. According to the background essay and Donald Worster (Doc A.), the dust bowl was one of the hardest times. The storms ruined farmer’s crops, so then farmers could not get paid because they had nothing to sell. These dust storms also,…

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    Dust Bowl Sociology

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    The Great Depression was a tragic term of the 20's-30's, however, with the 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…

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    twentieth century also was a time that caused the United States of America in a shaky situation with the effects of the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. The Great Depression and the Dust bowl effects were shown in John Steinbeck’s novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and the social class. In “The Grapes of Wrath”, the author has introduced us to the effects of the Dust bowl and the great depression era with the Joad…

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    Dust Bowl DBQ

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    thousands of small businesses closed their doors. Therefore, wWhen an envionmental crisis known as the Dust Bowl began in the 1930s, those living in farms were not keen on the idea of moving to larger cities, in fact, most people living in the Dust Bowl region chose not to move to other regions despite how destructive, dangerous, and common dust storms were. Avid Carlson described the scene during the Dust Bowl at night.…

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    Dust Bowl Thesis

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    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 person’s lung and suffocating them. The Dust Bowl…

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    What Caused the Dust Bowl? In the 1930’s, there was a horrific time in U.S. history that left a part of the U.S. in the dust. The Southern Plains area of the United States from Texas to Oklahoma panhandle was the hardest hit of the Dust Bowl. A few years passed, then the country was hit with the Depression. This was very difficult for the farmers in the Southern Plains of the United States, because they were hit the worst. With hardly any precipitation it was difficult to get the crops to…

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    The first reason the Dust Bowl negatively affected the economy is farmers are going out of business.For example, ¨The massive dust storms forced farmers out of business.”(Amadeo). It was hard to farm with all the droughts and wind from the dust storm, the dust would cover their equipment and their wasn’t any rain with all of the droughts.So many farmers were going out of business, and they were greatly affected. “ In order to increase productivity, farmers mechanized production and cultivated…

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    In 1935 this drought was dubbed the Dust Bowl. The Dust Bowl had a huge effect on the daily lives of people and their homes, it wreaked havoc on their economy, and destroyed their land. First and foremost, the Dust Bowl affected the daily lives of people and their homes. According to Source 1, a woman wrote “wearing our shade hats, with handkerchiefs tied over our faces and Vaseline in our nostrils, we have been trying to rescue our home from the wind-blown dust which penetrates wherever air…

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    The dust bowl was one of the harshest and most destructive man made “natural” disasters in its time period.The Dust Bowl negatively affected people who lived there in a personal way. The lives of people were at stake during. When people could not handle the weather or had their homes taken from them, they moved westward to California. Not only were the people of this area struggling, so was the economy. Farming was the cause of the dust bowl but nobody knew that at first. People began calling…

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