Instructions: Once on the site scroll down the page until "The Migrant Experience" appears on the left side of the page. Click on that title. Read the introduction and click on the various newspaper articles, photographic collections, audiotapes, and contemporary magazine articles about the Migrants from the Dust Bowl. After collecting the information write a 5-7 page paper answering the following questions: 1)What caused the people of the Plains to move?; 2)Why did they pick California?; 3)What difficulties did they encounter while traveling?; 4)How did they endure the hardships they faced?; 5)Did California want them to come?; 6)Was the trip worth the cost?; 7)What lessons can we as a nation learn from this experience?
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