Black Blizzard Research Paper

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The Black Blizzard was a black cloud of dirt and dust that was over 7,000 feet high. It started from a drought in 1931 that caused dirt to dry out. When the winds picked up, the dirt and dusted blew away and caused a big storm. The Black Blizzard was frightening to many people. It could suffocate people and kill them from dust pneumonia. Farmers who had enough of it moved to california, but many of them could not afford homes. They could barely afford food and had to work extremely hard to make sure their family wouldn’t starve. Californians weren’t very welcoming to the migrants, they would spread rumors about them and call them mean names. Although eventually things turned around for the migrants, the drought had ended and they could begin

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