ES 1 Virtual Field Trip - New - ES 1 Virtual Field Trip A virtual field trip to Americas National Parks The National Parks Americas Best IdeaA Film by

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ES 1 Virtual Field Trip 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 1stnational park? 2.What was occurring with the last herds of buffalo? 3.What politician became concerned? What did he do to the buffalo? 4.Why was this trip important for Roosevelt? 5.What changes had occurred by 1890? 6.What happened to the bountiful land? 7.What 4 parks were established by 1890? Who protected them? 8.In 1889 who toured the US? What did he think of Yellowstone? 9.What type of people first visited the parks? 10. How did guests explore Yellowstone? What did they see?
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  • Theodore Roosevelt, National Park Service, John Muir, Hetch Hetchy Valley, Yosemite National Park

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