Assessment 2: Test
- Describe how progressive thinking of the early 20th century influenced the curriculum in the initial forestry schools like Yale.
- Provide three examples of how the government intervened to protect American forests during the late 19th century and early 20th century.
- Why did President Teddy Roosevelt agree to help Gifford Pinchot improve the government agency responsible for the management of national forests?
- Explain how the creation of the U.S. Forest Service reflected the progressive idealism of the era.
- What were some of the reasons that the government decided to take measures to protect American forests?
- What is the relationship between scientific management of forests and the Progressive Era?
- Explain the significance of the Organic Act.
- Use the graph located below to answer the following: did the progressives who advocated a change in federal land policy have a legitimate basis for concern?