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    Dust Storms In The 1930's

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    behind, the book “To Kill A Mockingbird” was published in 1960. There were a lot of things that occurred in that time period that relate to this book, such as The Dust Bowl. Crops died so people didn’t have a lot of money, which is the connection with this book and The Dust Bowl. The Dust Bowl, known as the Dirty 30’s, was a period of dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the United States and Canadian Prairies during 1930 through 1940. Severe drought and a failure to apply dryland to prevent wind erosion caused the phenomenon. This event occurred in parts of Canada and the lower parts of the U.S . The farmers of the southern states of America were mostly affected. Due to the hot summers and dry weather…

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    I chose to analyze the song Dust Storm Disaster by Woody Guthrie. The overall message of this song is what the people who lived during the Dust Bowl had seen and had gone through. Guthrie’s lyrics explained how terrible the dust storms were and resulted in a family move. The song lyrics that expressed the message throughout the song was “...You could see that dust storm comin', the cloud looked deathlike black ...We rattled down that highway to never come back again.” The descriptive lyrics…

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    The first major stream of farmers wandered into the Southern Plains lured by the lush greenery and vast expanse of farmland. The farmers overlooked the vicious cycle of rain and drought and aggressively exploited every inch of land to make profit. However, in the 1930’s, the rain ceased to pour and stopped replenishing the dry farmlands. The dusty storms started all throughout the plains of Oklahoma and Texas as well as the borders of the southern flatlands. Powerful dust storms carried tons of…

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    Living Through The Dust Storm Of 1870 One afternoon in I saw the puff and it was black, “it’s back again I yelled”. I was sitting in my home shelter with my mommy Rachel, daddy Steve, brother Liam, brother Bostynn, sister Brynn sister Aaliyah and myself Jaycee. It was 1870 and we were in a very dirty dusty house because of the storm that just rolled through. It was a dust storm and we survived through it. Right before the storm came through mommy and daddy were supposed to get married. Then…

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    topsoil caused massive dust storms that would blacken the sky, and turn day into night.Thus, ushering in a time that would later become known as the Dust Bowl. Ken Burns documentary “The Dust Bowl” puts it best by saying, “It was a decade-long natural catastrophe of Biblical proportions—encompassing 100 million acres in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico—when the…

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    Black Blizzard is about dust storms that were ravaging areas of Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, New Mexico, and Colorado. The Dust storms were extremely loud, over 7,000 feet tall they turned the sky black and they killed lots of animals. The areas mentioned were hit by hundreds of the storms. The storms destroyed land and crops, forcing people to move. Together these storms made one of the worst natural disasters. From 1900-1930 it was popular to buy plots of land and farm there. Crops were already…

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    something frightening, something so terrifying and drastic that your life will be changed forever. When looking out your window, you see not bright blue skies, but billowing clouds. They are unlike any cloud you have seen before and made of dust, covering everything in a grimy glaze. (Marrin, 2009, p. 2) There was a blazing heat that could not be evaded even in places of shade. It was so hot in fact, that people would squint as they saw waves of heat in the distance. Still, the cloud kept…

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    The drought’s direct effect is most often remembered as agricultural. Many crops were damaged by deficient rainfall, high temperatures, and high winds, as well as insect infestations and dust storms that accompanied these conditions. The resulting agricultural depression contributed to the Great Depression’s bank closures, business losses, increased unemployment, and other physical and emotional hardships. Although records focus on other problems, the lack of precipitation would also have…

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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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    Dust Bowl DBQ

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    if the Great Depression in 1929, America’s financial situation was suffering; unemployment rates reached as high as twenty five percent during the depression and millions of families lost their incomes, while 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…

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