07 - HISTORY 240 9/26/07 SHADES OF GREEN Environmentalism o...

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HISTORY 240 9/26/07 SHADES OF GREEN Environmentalism o Religious sense (john muir) Science of geology was very popular o Shefield science school at yale o Wanted to survey and map the state o William Brewer lost children in small pox famine… o Brewer came to CA o Clarence king…. MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Mining is the industry ---geology is the science….but they have to be put together with art and tourists o Mining remained lead element of society until 1879 People want to start exploring nature TOURISM 1870’s – tourism ----1864 – CA set aside Yosemite (special relationships that Yosemite had in the minds of Californians o people began to abandon “junk” at Yosemite…need to clean up the outdoors o Californians camping together Virtue of urbanism People began to acquire second homes or vacation homes (WWI – most in US with sec homes) Creation of Huge urban markets, hunted and used Buffalo (1860s-1880s) o Chicago orchestrates buffalo hunts
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