The Dust Bowl: How The Dust Bowl Began
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The Dust Bowl during the 1930s was a time that tested American tenacity and resilience. It was the time when one of the greatest man-made American catastrophes caused the migration of countless families because the 10-year drought had rendered the area inhabitable. This clip illustrates the factors that contributed to the Dust Bowl.
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Public Discussion Questions
What was the Dust Bowl?
How was the Dust Bowl created?
Why does he call this event cataclysm and a human drama?
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