lecture 9 - THE YOSEMITE AND JOHN MUIR o Yosemite Valley o Ann Muir o Daniel Muir o Calvinism o Scot Presbyterians o State of Wisconsin o Madison

lecture 9 - THE YOSEMITE AND JOHN MUIR o Yosemite Valley o...

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THE YOSEMITE AND JOHN MUIR o Yosemite Valley o Ann Muir o Daniel Muir o Calvinism o Scot Presbyterians o State of Wisconsin o Madison University of Wisconsin o Indianapolis, IN o Stephen Fox Yosemite Valley o Second wild national park o First reservation occurred in 1864 when gov't granted this valley to state of California John Muir o Called the "father of the national park service" o Born in 1838 in Scotland and died in 1913 o Oldest of two sons. o Public schooling in Denmark. o Moved to states where they have access to churches at 11 years old (1849) Family bought a farm out in the country in Wisconsin Dad became itinerary preacher o Left family and moved to Madison, Wisconsin Started carpentry shop and started metalwork; led to inventing stuff --> became promising inventor Jeanne Carr o Believed John to be a special intellectual individual o Helped him get into university of wisconsin in 1860 with scholarships Ann Muir o Mother of John Muir and devoted to her two sons o
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