Dust Bowl

By: Sophie Solliday

About

  • was a manmade and natural disaster
  • had powerful static electricity
  • the swirling dust was deadly
  • most farm families did not flee the Dust Bowl
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Causes

  • economic depression
  • extended drought
  • unusually high temperatures
  • poor agricultural practices
  • wind erosion

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Effects

  • lengthened economic depression
  • destroyed homes and crops
  • no income for families
  • animals and humans dying from inhaling the dust
  • not being able to eat