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What was the Dust Bowl?

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    the dust bowl was the period in history when severe dust storms raged through the central plain, wiping out crops and starving people. This caused many to move out.

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    The Dust Bowl was a period of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage to American and Canadian prairie lands from 1930 to 1936 (in some areas until 1940). The phenomenon was caused by severe drought coupled with decades of extensive farming without crop rotation, fallow fields, cover crops or other techniques to prevent wind erosion. Deep plowing of the virgin topsoil of the Great Plains had displaced the natural deep-rooted grasses that normally kept the soil in place and trapped moisture even during periods of drought and high winds. If you're doing of mice and men then good luck!

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