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Vocabulary List

Vocabulary List

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1.    Dust Bowl - area with dust storms: an area in a semiarid environment in which the topsoil is exposed and dust storms are likely to occur2.    Blizzard - a storm with dry, driving snow, strong winds, and intense cold. 3.    Farmer - a person who farms; person who operates a farm or cultivates land. 4.    Drought - a period of dry weather, especially a long one that is injurious to crops. 5.    Poor - having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare. 6.    Debt - something that is owed or that one is bound to pay to or perform for another: a debt of $50. 7.    Lost - no longer possessed or retained8.    Crops - the cultivated produce of the ground, while growing or when gathered9.    Depression - the act of depressing10.                  Family - a basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Primary Document #3 Woody Guthrie - Dust Bowl Blues

http://www.woodyguthrie.org/ Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie (July 14, 1912 October 3, 1967) is best known as an American singer-songwriter and folk musician,...
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Primary Document #1 Black Blizzard

I intend to collect as many National Geographic's and History Channel's interesting scientific and historical films as I can and post them on my channel so t...
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Todays Time #1 Does the Dust Bowl stack up to today's disasters?

Todays Time #1 Does the Dust Bowl stack up to today's disasters? | The Dust Bowl & Farmers | Scoop.it
'The Dust Bowl belongs on the list of the top three, four, or five environmental catastrophes in world history,' according to historian Donald Worster of the University of Kansas.
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Historical Website #3 Home: THE DUST BOWL

Historical Website #3 Home: THE DUST BOWL | The Dust Bowl & Farmers | Scoop.it
THE DUST BOWL chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the 'Great Plow-Up,' followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.
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Historical Website #1 Effects of the Dust Bowl on Farmers

Historical Website #1 Effects of the Dust Bowl on Farmers | The Dust Bowl & Farmers | Scoop.it
During the 1930s, a decade of drought hit the Great Plains.
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