What were the causes of the Dust Bowl in the 1930's
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... Cause and Effect In the 1930s, the United s was hit by a severe drought lasting almost a decade that described one of the worst events in its climatic history. The Dust Bowl, as the drought was known, devastated the Great Plains in the central states region of the United States, drying up the already depressed economy resulting in damages worth millions of dollars. With Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas being the worst affected areas, it caused human, economical and ecological misery, driving farmers off their land in search of other income sources (Link, Woofter & Taylor 19). This paper will examine the causal factors and discuss their relationship with the Dust Bowl. The immediate cause attached to the...