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Kristin Sullivan - Environmental Studies

Environmentalism &  Major Historical U.S. Events

Early 1700'sEarly 1800'sLate 1800'sEarly 1900'sLate 1900's
  • Iron
  • Lead
  • Colonial/ Colonial Slave Population
  • Native Americans removed to west of Mississippi
  • RR's
  • Proposed National Parks
  • U.S.D.I (interior)
  • U.S.D.A.
  • Muir to CA,
  • Yellowstone
  • Division of forestry
  • U.S.G.S.
  • Yosemite, Sierra Club
  • Pinchot
1st Wave:
  • National Audubon society
  • U.S.F.S.
  • Hetch Hetchy
  • Grand Canyon
  • NPS
  • 10 million autos
2nd Wave:
  • CCC
  • SCS
  • NWF
  • USFW
  • BLM
3rd Wave:
  • Silent Spring
  • CAA
  • Wilderness act
  • WQA
  • Major Environmental legislation (1960-1980).
  • Earth Day
  • Love Canal
4th Wave:
  • Superfund
  • Increased U.S. Environmental Support
  • CWA


 

 

 

 

 




Contact
email Email: Kristin Jensen Sullivan
Phone: 408.864.8625
Office: KC 214
Office Hours:
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Last Updated: 9/8/09