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Dust Bowl Essays (Examples)

71 results for “Dust Bowl”.


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7 Pages
Annotated Bibliography

Agriculture

Dust Bowl

Words: 2245
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

Dust Bowl Bibliography Annotated Bibliography Bonnifield, Matthew Paul. The Dust Bowl: Men Dirt and Depression. University of New Mexico Press, 1979. A journalist named Robert Geiger first coined the…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Agriculture

Dust Bowl Compare and Contrast

Words: 691
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Although the 1930s as a whole for all farmers were marked by dramatic periods of "boom and bust," for the residents of the Triangle, the periods of "boom" were…

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1 Pages
Essay

Agriculture

Dust Bowl Refers to an

Words: 349
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

They are used for the same reasons farmers depleted the soils in Oklahoma in the 1930s, which was to produce a surplus of crops in the hopes of making…

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10 Pages
Research Proposal

Literature

Worster's Dust Bowl Is it

Words: 3168
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

S. history. He has held teaching appointments at Brandeis University, the University of Hawaii, and the University of Maine. He serves on the boards of several environmental organizations. His…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Out of the Dust by Karen Hasse Course Education 410 Teaching Reading in Middle Schools

Words: 665
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Journal Reflections on a Dust Bowl Tale Out of the Dust -- the Depression in Adolescent Poetry It is difficult to think of this work as too dark for…

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20 Pages
Term Paper

Animals

Environmental Themes

Words: 5447
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Environmental Themes in Grapes of rath This essay reviews environmental themes from the following five books: Dust Bowl by Donald orster, The Grapes of rath by John Steinbeck, Everglades:…

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2 Pages
Research Proposal

Communication - Journalism

Art of Historical Detection by

Words: 667
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

On the other hand, in the Dust Bowl evidence, photos and statistics play a very important role, because they paint a graphic picture of what was going on in…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Economics

Persistence of Bonnie and Clyde

Words: 1816
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Bonnie and Clyde hat accounts for the persistence of the legend of Bonnie and Clyde? For two not particularly distinguished criminals from a bygone era in American history, the…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

Agriculture

Worst Hard Times Those Who

Words: 1528
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The land was already suffering from the eradication of grass because of cattle-farming, the natural balance of the ecosystem had been destroyed as a result of the tyranny and…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Agriculture

Agricultural Development System in America

Words: 1514
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

However, it was changes in technology that originally made the cultivation of the land possible, and marked a shift from earlier methods of production, as practiced by Native Americans.…

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3 Pages
Essay

Sociology

The Character of the Oklahomans

Words: 1012
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Oklahomans Oklahoma has only been a state in the U.S. since 1907, yet Oklahomans were around well before then. Oklahoma is known as the “sooner” state because settlers had…

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5 Pages
Essay

American History

U S History Abraham Lincoln -

Words: 1833
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Soviet Union brought the missiles into Cuba to rile up the American military establishment precisely so that U.S. nuclear missile installations in Turkey and Italy could be brought on…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Economics

Economics Most Histories Blame the

Words: 2660
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The effect of all of this is to drive away those who actually worked the land because they loved it, replacing them with hired hands running machinery, neither of…

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37 Pages
Dissertation

Transportation - Environmental Issues

Water Legislation Origins of Environmental

Words: 11427
Length: 37 Pages
Type: Dissertation

The Leblanc alkali production processes were especially pernicious, but they followed along the lines of previous industrial processes. In other words, the first British environmental legislation was a response…

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6 Pages
Research Proposal

Sports - Women

American Woman the Post World

Words: 1906
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

It was necessary for the returning men to feel that they were coming home to resume their pre-war social roles. Roles that were governed by the rules of a…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Economics

John Snow Father Epidemiology Pioneering

Words: 1416
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

S. History, 2011). Only after aggressive government intervention did the Dust Bowl conditions improve. The government, even before the drought was broken in 1939, was able to reduce soil…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Day of the Locust

Words: 1903
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sociology Politics The Day of the Locust, Version 2009 "In December of 2008, the National Bureau of Economic Research - the department responsible for categorizing our economic condition -…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Artist Grant Wood

Words: 1924
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Grant ood The best possible introduction to Grant ood's American Gothic is the fact that it was listed by The ashington Times as one of the most important icons…

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2 Pages
Essay

Economics - Economists

What Caused the Great Depression

Words: 668
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Great Depression Although there are few Americans alive today who actually lived through the Great Depression, the event exacted an enormous toll on the country's and ultimately the world's…

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11 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Isolation in American Literature the

Words: 3546
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The mere fact that these people interact as much as they do is a sign of the blurring of class signs. Also, the image of Gatsby as essentially nouveau…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

U S Labor Movement and Grapes

Words: 1682
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

21, 388). Steinbeck's tone throughout is one of the owners' impending doom. ut their violent and cruel methods keep them in control. The labor perspective is posed against this.…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Music in Society Asking Whether

Words: 817
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

..it has to affect people in predictable ways regardless of particular circumstances" (Linton pp). However, music, says Linton isn't like that because one listener might hear the opening E-minor…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

History of the Pacific Northwest

Words: 1388
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

History of the Pacific Northwest [...] how the Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War impacted regional demographics in the Pacific Northwest. What social ramifications resulted from…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Economics

Economics Poem My Great Depression

Words: 351
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The people. The faces At the doors. Then my own face at the door. No work, man. The pavement beneath my feet. I can feel the cardboard in my…

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3 Pages
Essay

Economics

Cause and Effects of the Great Depression

Words: 1043
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Economics The Great Depression The Great Depression started in 1929 and lasted until the end of the Second World War, it was the most severe depression seen in the…

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2 Pages
Book Report

Literature

Jungle by Upton Sinclair Uncle

Words: 656
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

" Steinbeck's novel was written in a much different style, much more modern, and so it is easier for modern readers to relate to it. Each of the novels…

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4 Pages
Book Report

Family and Marriage

Cultural Differences New Mexican History

Words: 1406
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Book Report

Before Anglos came to dominate the land, Cabeza de Baca portrays a kind of paradise-like environment, where even the sheepherders were like "musicians and poets" and "the troubadours of…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Economics

Our Current Recession

Words: 2556
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

trace the historical causation of the current recession - the causal factors. Currently, America and most of the world is experiencing a severe recession. The causes of that recession…

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9 Pages
Thesis

Black Studies

Workings of the Sharecropping System

Words: 3383
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Thesis

his League advocated the peaceful and friendly expansion and recognition of African-American culture and roots in Africa. It also helped pave the way for more militant African-American advocacy groups…

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11 Pages
Thesis

Military

History of Illustration and the

Words: 2908
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Thesis

They went into a spending frenzy that would carry them though the next decade. They bought houses, started families and settled down to a life of normalcy after a…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Rock and Roll Clearly Music

Words: 3827
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He encourages people to come aboard a train being engineered in "weirdo abandon" by musicians who "dramatized a sense of what it is to be American" (1987, p. 10).…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Economics

Gold Standard the Federal Reserve's

Words: 1646
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

The economy began to contract still further immediately after the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Fears that Roosevelt would devalue the dollar or even abolish the Gold Standard caused…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Economics

President Roosevelt's New Deal and

Words: 1971
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

The plan also calls for contributions to improve public education, to modernize schools and to improve Pell Grants. There is also money for research in science in technology to…

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10 Pages
Thesis

Economics

Recession a Mirror Recession Has

Words: 2908
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

"Construction -- which was a substantial component of investment -- fell because the housing stock exceeded the demand after 1925. " (Temin 9) Termin goes on to say that…

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4 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Grapes Wrath the Depression Era

Words: 1335
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

For two years prior to the publication of the Grapes of rath, Steinbeck spent his time with a group of migrant workers making their way towards California. Travelling and…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

U S After 1865 in a

Words: 1003
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Although no American would have hoped for war, the complete industrialization of formerly fallow aspects of American industry enabled many Americans to become financially independent again, and proved particularly…

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4 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

National Public Health Resources in the United

Words: 1141
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

national public health resources in the United States. We will be describing the history of the public health department as well as other significant things regarding this subject. Our…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sociology

American History

Words: 1626
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

American History The underside of affluence The period is in the early years of the twentieth century. America is now experiencing economic and political expansion as it became the…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Lorna Simpson

Words: 1226
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Lorna Simpson] In the 1930s, Dorothea Lange used photography to document the disastrous conditions for Americans confronted with the Dust Bowl in the West. The images demonstrated the urgent…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Transportation - Environmental Issues

Technology and Global Exosystem

Words: 2489
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Technology and Global Ecosystem An Analysis of the Implications of Technology and the Global Ecosystem The 21st century promises to usher in innovations in technology that cannot yet be…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

American History

Does the United States Government Have Environmental Ethics

Words: 2987
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Environmental Ethics US Government and Environmental Ethics The United States government has had a long history with the environment, beginning with the very beginning of the settlement of the…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Carver Given Poet and Author

Words: 2663
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The story "The Bridle," for instance, tells about what could have turned out to be a family tragedy. However, written by Carver it becomes much stronger and more positive.…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Animals

Yellow River in China the

Words: 2077
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For example, the soil in the Loess Plateau area is notoriously erodable and it is difficult to revegetate the steep slopes with a sufficiently dense cover of plantation and…

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2 Pages
Multiple Chapters

Drama - World

Neo-Confucianism Is a Philosophy Which Was Born TEST1

Words: 612
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Multiple Chapters

musical style epitomized the 1920s? Jazz What did John Steinbeck describe in he Grapes of Wrath? he dust bowl and its impact on agricultural families during the great depression.…

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4 Pages
Essay

American History

America Moves West Reconstruction Is the Name

Words: 1371
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

America Moves West econstruction is the name for the period in United States history that covers the post-Civil War era, roughly 1865-1877. Technically, it refers to the policies that…

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6 Pages
Essay

Transportation - Environmental Issues

Aldo Leopold and Environmental History in Answering

Words: 2037
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Aldo Leopold and Environmental History In answering the question of whether the United States has improved on environmental policy since the 1930s, the cyclical nature of the political system…

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2 Pages
Essay

Black Studies

Close Comparison -- Compare and Contrast Comparison

Words: 759
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Close Comparison -- Compare and Contrast Comparison of Solomon-Godeau and Williams Photography is an ethically complex art: unlike a painting which purports to be the work of an individual…

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2 Pages
Essay

Art  (general)

Music and Censorship the First Amendment U S

Words: 731
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

MUSIC AND CENSORSHIP the FIRST AMENDMENT U.S. Constitution: Congress make law respecting establishment religion, prohibiting free exercise thereof; abridging freedom speech, press; people peaceably assemble, petition Government a redress…

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3 Pages
Essay

Agriculture

Blue Gold

Words: 962
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Blue Gold Blue is the new black, according to the filmmakers of Blue Gold. Blue Gold is a documentary about how water is becoming a scarce commodity, and that…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Women in History

Words: 2127
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

omen to History omen have contributed to the history of the world from the beginning of time. Their stories are found in legends, myths, and history books. Queens, martyrs,…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Arts Music Film Literature and Theatre

Words: 2572
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

1939, John Steinbeck published his novel The Grapes of rath, and that same year the film version of the story was released. The film was directed by John Ford…

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11 Pages
Term Paper

Literature - Latin-American

Development of Southern California

Words: 3595
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Southern California Frederick Jackson Turner is perhaps most well-known for his famous essay, "The Significance of the Frontier on American History." In this essay, Turner defines and supports his…

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3 Pages

Global Warming and Climate Change Essay

Words: 986
Length: 3 Pages
Type:

Essay Prompt For this assignment, you will watch the National Geographic Documentary Six Degrees Could Change the World and answer the questions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_pb1G2wIoA 1) Summarize key changes in…

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2 Pages
Essay

History

The History of Oklahoma

Words: 564
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

While it may not seem like an exciting state from a distance, Oklahoma actually has a great history to it that is full of action and adventure. In Dwyer’s…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Death of the Ball Turret Gunner by

Words: 1000
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Death of the Ball Turret Gunner by Randall Jarrell Without knowing that a ball turret is small place in a B-17, we would not understand the central metaphor analogizing…

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11 Pages
Term Paper

Engineering

Neural Network

Words: 3129
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Artificial Intelligence hat is AI? Future of AI The Expert System hat is an Expert System? Three Major Components of an Expert System Structure of an Expert System Neural…

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13 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Proust and Narrativity We Read Marcel Proust's

Words: 3396
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Proust and Narrativity We read Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time - that greatest work of his the title of which is more commonly translated as Remembrance of…

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2 Pages
Essay

Agriculture

Ravioli Making Ravioli Is Not

Words: 696
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The flour prevents the dough from sticking to the surface, countertop, or table. Place the dough on the floured surface and knead gently to ensure that it has been…

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2 Pages

Chemistry

Difference in Ionic Crystal Compounds

Words: 725
Length: 2 Pages
Type:

Ionic Crystals In these two labs, I investigated table salt crystals and Epsom salt crystals and found that these two different types of salt produced two different types of…

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50 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Pessimism in Poetry Pessimism in

Words: 16260
Length: 50 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" The point made by the poet is similar to the poem above. The reference to John, The Father of our souls, shall be, John tells us, doth not…

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