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Dust Storms In American History

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Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Oklahoma were hit by hundreds of storms that made one of the worst disaster in american history. The dust storm destroyed the land and ruined the economy. The population was threatened by these storms that made them move to the west. From 1900 to 1930 family's bought or leased small parcels of land or built farms mostly dry grassland, farmers were able to grow wheat, corn and raise cattle. American was suffering from the stock market crash of 1929, farmers got no rain at all. For five years in a row corn and wheat cash crop failed, farmers had no income so they had financial troubles. No rainfall the soil in area became loose, dry, dusty with wild grasses, winds reached 50 to 60 mile per hour killed
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