went to Yale uni and their alma mater where he gave money for forestry programs to generate students to become scientists skilled in forestry. Bureau of Forestry (1901) o 1901 as year where division established to be bureau of forestry--> focused on managing more of the forests o Bureau still in dept. of agriculture o Model organization of progressive for Pinchot Minnesota National Forest o In 1902, bureau of forestry was given Minnesota national forest
o State of Minnesota didn't know how to manage their forests (mostly white pine). o Group of people interested in working in a forests. Florence Bramhall o Minneapolis women club member Florence was interested in going into forestry and making the forest be added to the bureau under dept. of agriculture o She worked towards achieving forestry management o Minnesota changed from being called reserve to being a national forest o She was a progressive and believer in conservation in forestry. Forestry is impt part in progressiveness since it focuses on sustaining it. o She was an advocate for New England on the right to vote US Dept. of Agriculture Progressive Era o Bureau of forestry was a progressive movement. o 1890-1920= progressive era o Rise of big businesses and industrialization as a part of the progressive movement People believed in corruption in govt and businesses and it's hurting the progress of their country. They saw monopoly and cutthroat competition which they viewed as abuses as to the forests being cut and land laws being abused o Really into efficiency. Believed American businesses should be efficient along with the American government.
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- Theodore Roosevelt, Gifford Pinchot, Pinchot, United States Forest Service