The Dust Bowl In The 1930's

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The Dust Bowl was a tragic occurrence that lasted nine years throughout the 1930’s. A time when the farming industry was barren and people were poor. A time when millions lost their homes and were forced to move. The Dust Bowl ruined homes, families, and land. This is a time that will never be forgotten. The Great Plains was a big producer of wheat. When the demand for wheat went up during World War I, farmers began to plow grasslands for more farming. Not knowing proper farming techniques, farmers from the 1930’s would pull the plants up as wholes.

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