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The four major eras of U.S. environmental history
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how many eras is environmental history of the United States divided into?
what does the tribal era consist of?
people belonging to several hundred different tribes distinguished by language and culture occupied North America for at least 13,000 years before European settlers began arriving in the early 1600s
Some tribes were made of what tribes?
nomadic hunters-gatherers but, others settled into communities centered on agriculture
why did this American tribes generally had more sustainable low -impact ways of life because?
of their relatively limited number and modest rates of resources use per person
What is the second era?
What year did the frontier era take place in?
in what era did European colonist begin to settle in North America?
How was the the frontier environmental worldwide developed?
when faced with continent offering seemingly inexhaustible resource
What is the third era?
the early conservation era
When was the early conservation era?
During this area people became what about the scope of resource depletion and degradation in the United States?
what did the people in the early conservation era argue?
the part of the unspoiled wilderness on public lands should be protected as a legacy for future generation
The early conservation era was followed by the era lasting what?
from 1870 to the present
What did the lst era feature?
an increased role by the federal government and private citizen in resources conservation, public health, and environmental protection
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