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What would you include in a brief summary on the history of the environmental movement?
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I would start by looking at the history of the environmental movement. There might not be any one correct answer to that question, but you could offer 1892 as a starting point, since that’s when the Sierra Club was founded. The Sierra Club began lobbying Congress to preserve natural areas of the country.
I would emphasize major legislation that been passed to help fight environmental problems. One of the earliest important laws was the Refuse Act of 1899.
I would suggest mentioning some of the major literary works that have had an impact on the environmental movement, such as Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.
Posted by mwalter822 on July 21, 2012 at 9:49 PM (Answer #1)
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