The Dust Bowl

  • The Great Depression starts

    The start of the Great Depression.
  • Start of the Dust Bowl

    The Dust bowl started with droughts. No rain created a lot of dust storms in the southern Plains.
  • President Elected

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt elected as U.S. president.
  • Emergency Banking Acte

    The Emergency Banking Act was created to help farmers have mortgages, and stabilized the banking industry.
  • Farm Credit Act

    The Farm Credit Act helped set up local banks for credit.
  • Soil Conservation Services

    The Soil Conservation Services allowed the government to go in and help save the soils of the farms.
  • RAIN

    Rain finally came, ending the Dust Bowl.
  • Farms were healed

    By this time most farms were renewed and running normally.