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The Dust Bowl - Timeline by Dylan Theriot
Transcript of The Dust Bowl - Timeline by Dylan Theriot
The stock market crashes. The drought begins during 1930. In 1932, 14 dust storms occurred. In 1933, there were 38 dust storms. March 4:
President Franklin D. Roosevelt is
inaugurated into presidency.
He will eventually play an important role
in helping those affected by the dust storm. June 18:
The Civilian Conservation Corps open
the first soil erosion camp in
Clayton County, Alabama. Soil conservation
camps would help prevent another Dust Bowl from occurring. April 8:
FDR approves of the Emergency Relief
Appropriation Act. This act provided $525
million dollars for drought relief, and allowed
for the creation of the Works Progress
(WPA). April 14:
Known as Black Sunday. The worst dust storm
out of the Dust Bowl. April 26:
Congress declares soil erosion a national menace.
They then establish the Soil Conservation Service. May 10-12:
A massive dust storm picks up from the West. Created a light brown fog that was 900 miles wide
and 1500 miles long. Around 12 million tons of soil
fell on Chicago, Illinois. Also, the dust hung over the entire eastern sea board. During 1935, the term "Dust Bowl" was coined
by Robert Geiger. He was an AP reporter. August 28:
Labor day Hurricane started around August 28th. April 14:
The Grapes of Wrath is published by John Steinbeck. This story talks about everyone trying to run from the Dust Bowl. September 1:
Hitler invades Poland. This was considered the start of World War II, which would help the U.S. out of the Great Depression. November 11:
A massive dust storm appeared over South Dakota. Works Cited:
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