Government paid them to not use half of their land

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Government paid them to not use half of their land. Main problem is in the south where big land owners have sharecroppers and when they reduce, the southerners kicked out some sharecroppers and kept the payment. So the landowners make money from the government, but the sharecroppers lose their jobs and their homes. ii. The land owners were supposed to share the payment, but there was no requirement to do so. It would have hurt the sharecropping business if the sharecroppers got direct aid. Black sharecropper move north for industrial work, white sharecroppers move west to be migrant farm workers b. Migrant Farm Workers i. Black sharecropper move north for industrial work, white sharecroppers move west to be migrant farm workers like in
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California. Cali has many crops being grown with di ff erent harvest times, so these workers would move to the crop that needed the work. c. The Dust Bowl i. An area on the Great Plains (Texas, Oklahoma, Dakotas) that had great drought in the 1930s. The lack of rain creates a situation where the land dries up and creates a lot of topsoil and when storms do come, the dust then gets blown o ff of the farm into huge dust storms. When these happen, there was no visibility and it was very dangerous and the dust would get into houses. Some of the storms reach the East Coast. ii. The land was always lacking moisture and farmers cultivated the land to make more money and when it didn’t grow, the soil just blew away. Now it is much harder to grow on the land. d. The AAA never really succeeds; prices go up slightly but not much. It is controversial with starving people in the country and the government is telling farmers not to grow food. It makes the situation worse by creating
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