period 1 mr. sakaguchi ap enviro
8,000 BCE but I needed to make it fit on the timeline
John Muir was important because he founded the Sierra Club and helped found national parks like Sequoia, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon.
The essay "Walden" by Thoreau was a narrative written about the author's stay through the winter and into spring in a hut on Walden Pond. The book describes the importance of self-reflection in the wilderness and the importance of nature in countering man's civilized life.
The Lincoln Administration passed the Homestead Act to get people to settle the Western part of the country for future use. Settlers were given hundreds of acres of land to use for agriculture and for homesteads.
The Sierra Club protects the wilderness of the United States, advocating for the government to pass Acts to slow down the degradation of the planet.
The Lacey Act banned the trafficking, illegal buying and selling, of plants and animals.
President Roosevelt established the park, Pelican Island, for migrating and breeding birds.
Leopold influenced the development of environmental ethics and the conservation movement.
Pinchot earned a degree for Forestry out of the United States because Yale did not offer one in 1905. He was a conservationist and forester who ran and expanded the U.S. Forest Service.
An organization that is mainly for conservation of mostly birds.
The U.S. or National Forest Service protects American protected wildlife against invasive species that could harm the ecosystems.
It is a law, dictating that archeological sites on public lands are public resources.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal allowed unexperienced workers to have jobs relating to conserving natural resources
It is a agency that provides help to farmers and private landowners.
Required a hunter of 16 or older to have hunting stamp.
!The Taylor Grazing Act is a federal law for regulation of land grazing to improve rangelands conditions and regulate use
Service made for the protection of fish and their habitats
A book about the negative effects on the environment with the use of pesticides, an example is the effect on birds.
It defines wilderness as an area of undeveloped federal land retaining itself
This Act is to preserve certain rivers for present and future generations.
is a law that promotes the growth of the environment and established the President's Council on Environmental Quality.
The river was so polluted that the river caught on fire, causing future environmental movements.
A law established to protect human health from air pollution in the United States, setting the tone for future environmental changes.
An act passed to protect endangered animals and species.
An act passed to regulate pesticides sale and use.
Arabian oil companies embargoed that limited the shipments of oil to the United States.
They warned CFS can deplete the ozone layer, leading to the ban of CFS in aerosols.
Law regulating disposal of hazardous waste, because of the issue of the amount of waste in the country.
Controls environmental effects of coal mining, which was created by the office of surface mining.
Sets regulations for clean water and to eliminate pollution in water.
Chemical waste underground seeped through and got people in the area sick.
In Pennsylvania, there was the worst nuclear meltdown in history, where radioactive chemicals were released in the air.
The act allowed for 157,000,000 acres of land to be protected like national parks
A gas leak happened in a pesticide factory where 500,000 people were exposed to the chemicals.
There was a terrible nuclear accident in Ukraine, releasing large amounts of radiation killing 31 people and leaving others with related diseases.
Responds to releases of hazardous materials that may cause harm to the public or the environment near it.
This is to protect ozone layer, the treaty bans the use of things that deplete the ozone layer.
A huge oil tanker struck a reef leaking crude oil and causing 2.1 billion dollars in cleanup.
the act proposed ways to fight energy problems by offering things for using different types of energy.
It created the Death Valley and Joshua Tree national parks, and protecting many other areas.
The Kyoto Protocol is a treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, because global warming exists by human mad CO2 emissions
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assess the science related to climate change.
A oil rig exploded, then there was a oil spill for 87 days until it was capped in July 15, 2010.