Unit 9: Teacher / Student Key pages
Frameworks for America's Past
Return to Originating Page


A severe drought (lack of rain) ruined many farms on the Great Plains during the 1930s. 
The situation was not a cause of the Great Depression, but it certainly made the
situation much worse.  The page below shows the areas that were most affected.

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