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    Pinchot and the Forests From 1890-1920 the United States went through a period of reform known as the Progressive Era. The era’s reformers had a wide variety of social, political, and economic goals that they began pursuing at a grassroots level, such as temperance and women’s suffrage (“Progressive Era and World War I”). A significant facet of the era was the Conservation Movement, whose philosophy came from the writings of early naturalists such as John Muir (1838-1914) (“Conservative Movement”). Less well known than Muir, yet no less a significant figure in the movement is Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946), the first Chief of the United States Forest Service and later Governor of Pennsylvania who was dubbed “the Father of American Conservation”…

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    Gifford Pinchot protecting the environment The environment is extremely valuable, once it is ruined, it will be very hard to repair and recover. In some cases, it would be impossible to turn back around. Once it happens the Earth would be stuck like that forever, or at least until the end of time. People like Gifford Pinchot, John Muir, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson saw this, and they decided to do something about it. “It is ours to use and conserve for ourselves and our descendants,…

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    Gifford Pinchot’s Stand for Natural Conservation Natural resources play an integral role in a country’s success. Natural resources are in high demand because everyone needs them. Therefore, it would be beneficial for a country to have natural resources. Sometimes, countries even fight for control of natural resources. By controlling natural resources a country will have an immense amount of power (eSchooltoday). As a result, humans need to conserve the natural resources they have. Humans need…

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    Effects Of The Gilded Age

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    government was smart enough to realize the environmental problems created by the industrialization era. Although the effects can still be seen today, it is beneficial that the government started the forest service. They were responsible for preserving certain areas of the environment. Two men determined to help the environment were Gifford Pinchot and Theodore Roosevelt; “Natural resources must be developed and preserved for the benefit of the many, and not merely for the profit of the few”…

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    Gilded Age Research Paper

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    directly affected the expansion of the railroad that was being used to move the mining and logging products. While organizing his federal policies concerning land conservation, he placed a man of similar views in charge of the Forest Service. In 1905, Gifford Pinchot became the 1st Chief of Forest Service. Pinchot, much like Roosevelt, believed environmental conservation. He believed that natural resources were meant to be used to assist the growing American population, but he believed in…

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    Have you ever wondered how a lightbulb turns on or how a car runs? These things are the result of an energy source being used. In today 's society, such things are taken for granted. We don 't live in a world where getting somewhere far is hard or being able to see at night is an issue. We live in a world where just about everything can be fixed by a flick of a switch, a turn of a key, or a push of a button. Resources are a things that should be prized, but they are not treated as such.…

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    look back and highlight the career of Hall of Famer Frank Gifford! You are in for a real treat tonight! It all started in Bakersfield, California, where the young Gifford showed off his versatile skills to get him into the University of Southern California. From there, he emerged into one of the legendary figures in the NFL as a player for the New York Giants and broadcasting on ABC’s Monday Night Football. Early Life Struggles and Triumphs On August 16th, 1930, Frank Newton Gifford was born…

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    look back and highlight the career of Hall of Famer Frank Gifford! You are in for a real treat tonight! It all started in Bakersfield, California, where the young Gifford showed off his versatile skills to get him into the University of Southern California. From there, he emerged into one of the legendary figures in the NFL as a player for the New York Giants and broadcasting on ABC’s Monday Night Football. Early Life Struggles and Triumphs On August 16th, 1930, Frank Newton Gifford was born…

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    Kiamichi River Case Study

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    This innovative form of drilling allows for the procurement of oil and natural gas reserves that were at one time unreachable. While the new means of extraction may be viewed by some as a momentous and perhaps revolutionary discovery that has the potential to revive the United States economy, it is incased in controversy with others regarding the new form of drilling as a risk that could theoretically “end life on Earth as we know it”. How might the Father of American Forestry, Gifford…

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    named John Muir, who wanted to keep nature safe and keep it untouched of human hands. John Muir’s philosophy of nature stated that nature is our natural home, our foundation of life from which we came from. John Muir also states that caring for nature is like caring for ourselves. An example would be religion; some people may use the wilderness to get rid of sin and to become more faithful in their religion. Although John Muir states a good point of protecting nature, the conservationist leader,…

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