HIST_173T_10_16_2013 - Week 3 Lecture 8 Wednesday Preliminary midterm review One essay your choice o Preservation movement o Utilitarian conservation

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Week 3: Lecture 8Wednesday, October 16, 2013Preliminary midterm reviewOne essay - your choiceoPreservation movementoUtilitarian conservationMidterm: Mon. Oct. 28The Yosemite and John MuirYosemite Valley3rd big national park1864: US government granted Yosemite Valley to the state of CAoWanted a public recreation area madeProtect scenery but railroad lines would go directly thereoPeople stopped the input of rail linesAnn MuirJohn Muir's motherDevoted to her sonLived in fear of her husbandDaniel MuirJohn Muir's fatherDomineering, stern manDid not believe in "Spare the rod and spoil the child"oWhipped John with belt when he couldn't recite passages of the childBelieved children, in particular, sons born as a devil and needed to beat it out of themBecame a preacher and preached gospel to people who would listen to him and pay him moneyOnly allowed the bible to be read in the house, no other booksBelieved he had a special relationship with God so he could torture his sonsCalvinism
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