Web Results
The Dust Bowl or the Dirty Thirties 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 erosion.

Dust Bowl - Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dust_Bowl

The Dust Bowl, also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the U.S. and Canadian ...

Dust Bowl - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

www.history.com/topics/dust-bowl

Find out more about the history of Dust Bowl, including videos, interesting articles , pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

About The Dust Bowl - English

www.english.illinois.edu/maps/depression/dustbowl.htm

The Dust Bowl of the 1930s lasted about a decade. Its primary area of impact was on the southern Plains. The northern Plains were not so badly effected, but ...

Home | THE DUST BOWL - PBS

www.pbs.org/kenburns/dustbowl/

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 ...

Timeline . Surviving the Dust Bowl . American Experience . WGBH ...

www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/timeline/dustbowl/

In 1931 the rains stopped and the “black blizzards” began. Powerful dust storms carrying millions of tons of stinging, blinding black dirt swept across the ...

Legacy | THE DUST BOWL - PBS

www.pbs.org/kenburns/dustbowl/legacy/

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 ...

The Drought . Surviving the Dust Bowl . WGBH American ... - PBS

www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/dustbowl-drought/

The Dust Bowl got its name on April 15, 1935, the day after Black Sunday. ... on a Western farmer's tongue, rule life in the dust bowl of the continent – if it rains.

Dust Bowl During the Great Depression - American Memory ...

www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/timeline/depwwii/dustbowl/

The Dust Bowl, its causes and the impact on the people of the United States of America.

The Dust Bowl of the 1930s - Wessels Living History Farm

www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/water_02.html

The most visible evidence of how dry the 1930s became was the dust storm. Tons of topsoil were blown off barren fields and carried in storm clouds for hundreds ...