Dust Bowl Devastation

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The Dust Bowl of the 1930 's caused devastation for the mid-west at the time. It went on in Oklahoma,Texas,New Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas; however, slimmer areas were actually affected by the Dust Bowl like the Oklahoma panhandle, the Texas panhandle, the Northeast of New Mexico, the Southeast of Colorado, and the western third of Kansas.The drought that caused the Dust Bowl affected about 27 states and covered about 75% of the country.It was in April of 1934 that Black Sunday, the worst storm of the Dust Bowl, occurred.Shortly after President Franklin D. Roosevelt passed the Conservation Act. It was the fact that all the land that was being plowed at the time was overgrazed and the drought was coming.When the drought came the soil dried out
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