Teddy roosevelt

Teddy roosevelt

Although commonly acknowledged as the National Park Man, Teddy Roosevelt was actually the National Forest Man. He established five of the 63 US national parks when he was president. In terms of national forests, he started 150 of the 154 in the US. In addition to national forests, the authorization of the Antiquities Act in 1906 by him helped successive presidents to designate historic sites, ancient buildings, and other items of historical or scientific importance that were under government control as national monuments.

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