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Dust Bowl

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Allstars 2014-2015

on 3 June 2014

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Transcript of Dust Bowl


Children in the Dust Bowl
The children stuffed rags in all the cracks to help keep out the dust.They would also cover their mouths with rags smeared with vicks to help breath.
After the dust storms families would rescue the buried animals from the piles of dust and dirt. After the children rescued the animals they would have to unbury the crops. After they would go look for arrow heads because it was easier to find them with all the loose dirt.
The drought and dust storms or "black blizzards" of the Dust Bowl affected 100,000,000 acres of land in the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma and landed in parts of New Mexico, Kansas and Colorado.
The Dust Bowl also known as the Dirty Thirties was a time of horrible dust storms that affected nature and agriculture of the US and Canada.
Dust Bowl
How long did it last?
The Dust Bowl lasted a little more than 8 years.during 1933 there were 38 dust storms.Also on April 1935 they called it Black Sunday because there was a huge storm of black dust everywhere.
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