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Social Studies Project

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klira morbish

on 4 November 2013

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Transcript of Social Studies Project

Changes Are Taking Place...
Great Plains
Cause and Effect
Great Depression
San Francisco
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(cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr
Way the bank gets money back from an unpaid loan
Market crashed in the 1930's, causing farmers to loose their jobs, and their land
Jobs were lost, and families could no longer pay off their mortgages
Dust Bowls
Took place in the Great Plains
One main reason for the mass migration.
Topsoil blows off of barren feilds in large clouds of dust.
Total of 38 storms in the Plains in 1933 alone.
Lasted from 1933-1940 because of the drought.
This happened because of the drought, and because of the mass farming that was happening to the land
"Dust Bowl" , the Great Plains
Dust Bowl
Abandoned Farm in Oklahoma
Dust storm
Changes in America
Kira Morath
Lauren Borish
A'Leah Allen-Malik
Dust Bolws
Migration during the Great Depression occured when the stock markets crashed. People became worried and moved for reasons such as...
Because of this...
Also, because of these events...
In conclusion...
Migrants from Oklaholma
Mostly traveled to the West Coast
Large because of the drought and the Depression
California and Arizona were greatly affected
There were a total
of 1.6 million migrants
in the 1930's
A crudely built camp usually built on
the edge of a town to house the homeless
They are called Hoovervilles because people blamed Hoover for this whole affair.
These towns also went by the name of
"shanty towns."
Great Plains
Flat lands that lie west of the Mississippi River.
Many people harvested wheat, and it was very prosperous in the early years.
Farmers plowed all the land they could.
Strong winds blew topsoil away.
The Great plains actually became a bowl after the drought.
This A brain teaser quiz the first person to answer all 5 questions and hands in their paper gets a prize!! Hers and example:
Quiz Time!!
Thank You!!
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