Yosemite John Muir Analysis

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President Roosevelt said “The time has come to inquire seriously what will happen when our forests are gone.” is one of the examples how President Roosevelt ’s and John Muir’s camping trip in Yosemite supported their goal to preserve nature. Some of the reasons how they supported their goal to preserve nature are they admired the place. Also, they fought for nature. Finally, they spent time in nature. One of the reasons is that they admired Yosemite. One example is in source 1 , “John Muir had lived in Yosemite for thirty years, working as a wilderness guide and living off the land. He tried to persuade people to preserve the area. But that wasn’t easy.” Would you work at a place for 30 years if you didn’t admire it? That seems unusual.…show more content…
The first example is in paragraph 21 where it says that Roosevelt says “The majestic trunks, beautiful in color and in symmetry, rose round us like the pillars of a mightier cathedra than ever was conceived...Hermit-thrushes sang beautifully in the evening and again, with a burst of wonderful music, at dawn.” You wouldn’t know any of this if you didn’t spend time in Yosemite. The second example is in Passage two where it said: “ I shall always be glad that I was in the Yosemite”. It says he “was” in Yosemite. This shows that he spent time in Yosemite. The last and final example is in Source 2 when it says “When I first visited California, it was my good fortune to see the “big trees,” the Sequoias, and to travel down into the Yosemite, with John Muir.” Which also shows that he “visited” California. This all shows how President Roosevelt ’s and John Muir’s camping trip in Yosemite supported their goal to preserve nature. One of the reasons how they supported their goal to preserve nature are they admired nature. Also, they fought for nature. Finally, they spent time in nature. We should protect nature when we can or we won’t have anything
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