Notes - 19:41:00 ← ← ← Resource Management in...

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Unformatted text preview: 04/02/2008 19:41:00 ← March 31, 2008 ← ← Resource Management in Colorado ← • 1891 – The Forests Reserve Act • Conservation vs. Preservation • Protection of watersheds ← ← Depression • The depression hit the west so hard that many sections wouldn’t get back on their feet until WWII • 1929-1939 the population decreased • Hoover Administration created the Reconstruction Finance Corporation: authorized money to states that exhausted its own relief funds. Mayor during this time Was George Begole (mayor of Denver) he organized the distribution of funds, but the city was overwhelmed. ← • Millions out of work ← • No relief ← • Labor unrest • Josephine Roach: first female police officer in Denver. ← • Repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act and the blow to silver mining hit the state particularly hard ← Security and Exchange Commision was created to regulate the Stock Market. • The first New deal o The AAA: provided protection for farmers o FDIC o CCC: Conservation Comm Corps o Public works adminstration This was very aggressive, created by FDR, called his first 100 days ← ← Tourism and Colorado ← • Long history in the West and in Colorado ← • Rail transit carried tourists into the mountains ← • Grand hotels ← • California and Colorado dominated western tourism ← • Rise of the middle class ← • Rocky Mountain and Mesa Verde National Parks ← • The arrival of the automobile ← ← ← Tuberculosis ← • The state’s climate now a commodity to sell to visitors seeking health and restoration ← • People flocked to Denver and Colorado to find relief ← ← Economic Diversity ← • Farming, ranching ← George Crammer • He was the son and grandson of two Texas rangers. ← • Manufacturing, coal mining ← • Water development • Frasier river • As you cross Jones pass you’re on the western slope which is drained by the Colorado River which is the 60% of the states water supply. ← • Milling, banking ← • Sugar beets and cement ← ← Denver, the City Beautiful ← ← • Chicago Exposition of 1893 –the “White City” ← • Mayor Robert Speer ← • Charles Mulford Robinson ← • Civic Center ← • Mountain parks ← ← Rising curve of the impact of the Government on the State of Colorado....
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Notes - 19:41:00 ← ← ← Resource Management in...

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