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  • 1. Environmental protections By Pamela Durand
  • 2. 1864 • Congress passed legislation giving Yosemite Valley to the state of California as a park.
  • 3. 1872 • Yellowstone was the first national park establish in the United States.
  • 4. 1876 • Appalachian mountain club founded.
  • 5. 1897
  • 6. 1892 • Sierra club incorporated with john Muir as President .
  • 7. 1920 • Progressives had worked to protect public land and parks.
  • 8. 1952 • David Brower first executive director of the Sierra Club . The club had become America's foremost environmental protection organization.
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