Good Times Bad Times

Bradley Thomas

The Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl was caused by droughts and dry seasons. At the end of these large dust storms cars, animals and even entire houses were covered by dust and dirt. The dust winds were so strong dust went through their houses and into their homes. If any people left their homes and went outside they would suffocate from the dust.
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The New Deal

During Franklin D. Roosevelt was president during the dust bowl. Over 25% of the population was unemployed. Roosevelt thought that it was the governments fault and he wanted to fix it. Roosevelt promised to help the economy with the job issue. Workers planted forests to stop erosion.
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Fun Fact

In 1935, a dust storm overtook all of Morton County. This was the worst year for dust storms, sometimes referred to as "Black Blizzards".

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Made By: Bradley Thomas