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Topic 1

What were the contributing factors that led to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s? What did various factions blame the disaster on? Take both sides of the debate and make an argument for each.

Topic 2

What type of work was Bam White looking for when he and his family traveled to the Texas Panhandle? Why were his hopes for a good job dashed, and what did he attribute it to? How did his son feel about the region many years after the family first arrived?

Topic 3

What was the XIT Ranch and what role did a Chicago syndicate have in its creation? What was the fate of the ranch, and what part did the syndicate have in the decline of the region?

Topic 4

Why did Hazel take no pay for her teaching job in Boise City? What did her baby die of, and why was she...

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