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The Dust Storm
Transcript of The Dust Storm
The people of Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas planted wheat instead
of grass for their livestock because the price of grass seeds had gone up.
This caused the top-soil to loosen and which then formed a huge cloud of blackness around these states.
The people's experience
A woman caring for her child
April 14th, 1935
The Authors View
What were the authors reactions to the Dust Storm?
The authors reactions were
"A horrendous event,"
By: Justin Signor
How Black Sunday Started
A field of wheat
Here are some of the feelings they felt...
"On the 14th day of April 1935,"
a Cloud of Top-Soil Covered Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.
"The radio reported, the wild and windy actions of this great mysterious storm was the blackest that they had saw."