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ES 1 Virtual Field Trip LATE WORK AUTHORIZED A virtual field trip to America’s National Parks: The National Parks: America’s Best Idea—A Film by Ken Burns—Part 2, “The Last Refuge” (1890-1915) Watch the video and answer the following: 1. Which park is the world’s 1 st national park? -Yellowstone was the first national park 2. What was occurring with the last herds of buffalo? - they were disappearing, being hunted 3. What politician became concerned? What did he do to the buffalo? -Theodor Rosovelt, he killed it, cut off the head and shipped it to New York 4. Why was this trip important for Roosevelt? -important turning point for him, to build up his health and character, to become at heart as much a westerner as he is an easterner 5. What changes had occurred by 1890? --Indians were relocated, cutting down woods, destruction in name of progress, etc. 6. What happened to the bountiful land? -it has been conquered 7. What 4 parks were established by 1890? Who protected them? -Yellowstone, Yosemite, General Grant and Sequoya. Army Placed to protected them all 8. In 1889 who toured the US? What did he think of Yellowstone? -park is a wilderness filled with freaks of nature, Kipling( young English man) 9. What type of people first visited the parks? -the type of people that had the money to (wealthy) 10. How did guests explore Yellowstone? What did they see? -5 day stage coach trip through the park, hotel at mammoth spring is the first stop, next day went to the inside of the park , Firehole hotel for 2 nights ( devoted to explore all the geysers) 11. Where is the last night of the tour in the park? -spent at a hotel near the majestic grand canyon of Yellowstone 12. What did Kipling say about the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone? -I looked into a golf, with eagles, and fish, the amber, honey splashed, snow white, so far below no sound could reach us, yellow stone river ran 13. What did the army patrol for?
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