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Bell Ringer: Theodore Roosevelt and the Influences of Conservationism

Theodore Roosevelt and the Influences of Conservationism

Author Chris Epting identifies the events and figures that most influenced T. Roosevelt's conservation policies during his administration.

Description

Author Chris Epting identifies the events and figures that most influenced T. Roosevelt's conservation policies during his administration.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How was Theodore Roosevelt impacted by the life and work of John Muir? Why is Muir considered the “Father of National Parks?”
  • How was the conservation movement affected by Roosevelt’s trip to Yosemite? What actions did Roosevelt take in response to that trip in the early 1900s?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Commercial Logging
    • Conservationism
    • John Muir
    • Theodore Roosevelt

    Topics

    Environmental Policy & Land UseU.S. History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity