How Did The Dust Bowl Affect Economic Prosperity

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Rebecca Greene Ms. Massengill English I Block 4 23 September 2015 (change) The Dust Bowl: The Impact on Economic Prosperity for Blacks and Whites America’s Economy took a hard hit from the infamous Dust Bowl. The Dust Bowl occurred during the Great Depression, one of the greatest economical hardships in American History. The Dust Bowl increased the power of the economical tragedy. Food became unaffordable as a result of the Great Depression, and then became even more scarce because of the dust bowl, causing Americans to have very little energy to fight back. The Dust Bowl also caused health problems and respiratory illnesses for many victims, including the Brown Plague, delaying the progress to fix America’s economy. Money was spent towards

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