ROOSEVELT, PINCHOT, AND MUIRoThe Election of 1904oAlton ParkeroThe Heyday of ProgressivismoTransfer Act (1905)oUS Forest Service oNational ForestsoUtilitarian ConservationoPinchot's VisionoNational & World ConservationoMuir's VisionoWild Land: "Fountains of Life"oRoosevelt's LegacyThe Election of 1904oRoosevelt took office after the assassination of Pres. McKinleyoYear where Roosevelt decided he should run for office againHe didn't know if he was that popular to be reelected especially when there were people in his party that didn't like himoDem party was relatively still weak and shows a relative judge from New York --> Alton ParkerThey were dominant in the South back thenAlton ParkeroOld school conservative from northern democrat part of partyoChose him thinking they wouldn't have any chance anyways of winningoRan against Roosevelt and Roosevelt won easily carrying both houses of CongressThe Heyday of ProgressivismoAll of these under Roosevelt bc he likes a big governmento1904-1905 --> government started prohibiting child labor lawso1906--> congress passed pure food and drug act
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