An Event That Happened in the 1930's
5 Facts About the Dust Bowl
- a sickness called the "dust pneumonia" was caused be dust in the lungs
- One monster dust storm reached the atlantic ocean
- it was a manmade and natural disaster
- it released jackrabbits and grasshoppers
- a news reporter gave the dust bowl the name
One of the key figures was named Robert Geiger, he gave the dust bowl it's name.
The other key figure is the survivors of the dust bowl.
Almost everything is covered in dust and the only thing left standing is the house.
A car is driving and a dust storm is behind them.
A dust storm hit and wheels, cars, and fences were nearly covered in dust.
How Many Dust Storms Each Years
!4 dust storms of regional extent; In 1933, about 38 dust storms happened; In 1934, 22 storms happened; In 1935, 40 storms happened; In 1936, 68 storms happened; In 1937, 72 storms happened; In 1938, 61 storms; In 1939, About 30 storms happened; In 1940, 17 happened.happened; In 1941, 17 happened
Ways it Affected Texas
It affected 100,000,000 acres
centered on the Texas Panhandle. It also made it were thousands of families left their homes.
Why I Picked It.
I picked this event because i wanted to learn more about the dust bowl by researching things of it, and i also picked it because I wanted to see what kind of stuff that happened to everyone.
The Dust Bowl Episode | Uncovering the Dust Bowl | PBS