lecture 13 - ROOSEVELT PINCHOT AND MUIR o The Election of 1904 o Alton Parker o The Heyday of Progressivism o Transfer Act(1905 o US Forest Service o

lecture 13 - ROOSEVELT PINCHOT AND MUIR o The Election of...

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ROOSEVELT, PINCHOT, AND MUIR o The Election of 1904 o Alton Parker o The Heyday of Progressivism o Transfer Act (1905) o US Forest Service o National Forests o Utilitarian Conservation o Pinchot's Vision o National & World Conservation o Muir's Vision o Wild Land: "Fountains of Life" o Roosevelt's Legacy The Election of 1904 o Roosevelt took office after the assassination of Pres. McKinley o Year where Roosevelt decided he should run for office again He didn't know if he was that popular to be reelected especially when there were people in his party that didn't like him o Dem party was relatively still weak and shows a relative judge from New York --> Alton Parker They were dominant in the South back then Alton Parker o Old school conservative from northern democrat part of party o Chose him thinking they wouldn't have any chance anyways of winning o Ran against Roosevelt and Roosevelt won easily carrying both houses of Congress The Heyday of Progressivism o All of these under Roosevelt bc he likes a big government o 1904-1905 --> government started prohibiting child labor laws o 1906--> congress passed pure food and drug act
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