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Assignment #32 and #33: Water, Farming, and Dust bowl

April 25, 2009 · 1 Comment · assignments, week6

Photo source: America’s Story

We will be looking at how America has changed as more people have come west. Today, we looked at how water is being moved to farms in what was once dessert. Think about this, as you read these accounts of the results of not farming wisely in the 1930s:

We we meet the second time, please send a comment about how water is being used in our state, California, and what the risks are from this.


One Comment

  • benjamin

    i think that it is good to grow cotton in a desert.

    Why did you think that? Also, can you make sure you capitalize the start of your sentence.–Ms. Mercer

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