The Dust Bowl: Effects & Significance


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In which decade did the Dust Bowl take place?

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1. Which state was NOT severely impacted by the Dust Bowl?

2. Which agency was formed in 1932 to assist in land management and promote effective agricultural practices?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An important event in U.S. history, the Dust Bowl affected many individuals in a lot of different ways. See what you know about these effects and the significance of this event by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to find out what you know about:

  • States impacted by the Dust Bowl
  • When the Dust Bowl happened
  • The line of 200 million trees stretching from Canada to Texas
  • A famous book that was written about a family living through the Dust Bowl
  • An agency created in 1932 to help with land management and effective agricultural practices

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the states that were affected by the Dust Bowl
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when the Dust Bowl occurred and which states were effected by it
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the Dust Bowl and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The Dust Bowl: Effects & Significance is a lesson that can help you learn more about this event. Objectives you can complete include:

  • See what the Dust Bowl refers to
  • Examine the consequences of the Dust Bowl
  • Determine how people responded to this event