Forest Reserve Act (28 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 3 March, the passage of the Forest Reserve Act enabled the U.S. president to close public forest lands to settlement so that he could establish national parks.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Forest Reserve Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5984, accessed 05 December 2016.]