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farmers came and settled on the land during a big war withEurope. Europe did not have the time for growing crops so they bought food from the united states. this made farmers …rich, most had several mortgages and allot of cattle and crops. when the war was over the farmers of Europe had time to farm again and did not need to buy food from the United States any more so Oklahoma had an economic breakdown farmers kept tillling their land and when they had a drought dust formed and there would be large storms of it across Oklahoma
The dust bowl ended because scientist strategically placed trees in spots of the Great Plains. These trees helped reduce the wind and promote new scientific methods of farming….
A large drought and poor farming practices led to the dust bowl.
Yes because of all of the dust being blown around and getting in peoples lungs
Causes: drought, erotion, lack of plants Effect: caused families to leave homes, some to go blind
The causes of those phenomena should be partly ascribed to: Reckless and too much intensive soil exploitation, like monoculture and vegetation cutting, which led to a progres…sive soil impoverishment transforming humus in dust and making worse the consequences of natural events. The remote causes were: The great depression of 1929 which due to the lack of money didn't allow proper investment to protect the soil, to adopt new technologies and pushed the farmer to extend the cultures in order to maintain unchanged their income.
Poor farming practices. Once the earth had been farmed and not enough nutrients were in the soil to continue farming the soil became dry. Dry soil promoted a drought. Without …water the loose soil caused by farming became very easy for the wind to pick up. All of these combined conditions led to the dust bowl. Lack of rain. Back in the 1930's, they depended on rain to water their crops. without rain their crops didn't grow, and without crops they didn't have money. Or consider some of the following: The prarie had been turned over by the steel plow exposing the soil. Wind breaks had never been considered. Turning the soil in straight lines was encouraged instead of contour farming. Rotating crops had been discouraged. Overgrazing. Leaving the prarie alone was discouraged. Pretty, well tilled fields without clods and stubble was encouraged. Cover crops were considered to be a waste of tillable land. Bad Agricultural practices were more responsible for this ecological disaster than were weather conditions, although the lack of rain certainly played a role.
the dust bowl was caused by farmers plowing the ground to deep and it would break the roots of grass wich held the dirt in place.but then winds started picking up loose dirt o…n the ground and thats how the dust bowl happened
From 1935-1940 the Dust Bowl affected Americans all over the Great Plains. Farmers since the founding of the United States did not practice crop rotation. Which made the dirt …dry and unfit for any type of vegetation. During World War I (when grain prices were high), farmers plowed up thousands of acres of natural grassland to plant wheat. On top of this, a drought struck the Great Plains (from 1934-1937). All of these factors came into play when some high winds came in. The Great Plains were no longer grasslands so there were no roots to hold the soil in place. All of the topsoil blew away and all that was left was dry, unhealthy dirt. Thus, the name "Dust Bowl".
due to the increasing rate of deforestation, the soil was unbinded and high velosity winds cause loose soil to blow off . thats why people use wet clothes to cover their windo…ws so tht soil doesnt come in
crops turned to dust =no food to send out homes buried fields blown away south states in emergency
drought and over use killed all the grass and made it disappear. with just the topsoil exposed, high winds picked up the loose dirt and whirled it for miles, destroying everyt…hing.
The air began to get dry and it stopped raining therefore making the rich soil that took hundreds of years to make, dry up into dirt. When big wind gusts came they picked up t…he dry dirt and swirled it around.
water an bad crops