Essays Tagged: "Yosemite National Park"

John Muir's Trail in History

tes and in the preservation of it's beauty. His tireless efforts to protect natural wonders such as Yosemite Valley demonstrated his undying love for the outdoors. Muir took a stand against the destru ... acier, Muir Point, and Muir Inlet all carry his name.However, it was California's Sierra Nevada and Yosemite Valley that truly claimed him. In 1868, he walked across the San Joaquin Valley through wai ...

(6 pages) 96 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

John Muir; forestry; Sierra Club

lic sentiment for conservation. And on October 1, 1890, a bill signed by President Harrison created Yosemite National Park. Muir wrote many other articles, and eventually the sentiment in Congress cha ... ged.Johnson and others suggested to Muir that an association be formed to protect the newly created Yosemite National Park from the assaults of stockmen and others who would diminish its boundaries. I ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

California's Tourist Attractions, State Bird, State Flower, State Flag, Climate, Topography, Population, History, famous people, Major Cities, Agriculture, and Industries.

Tourist AttractionsOne tourist attraction is Yosemite National Park. It became a national park in 1890. There are towering mountains, a valley, a ... linking California to east coast. In 1887, real estate and population boom in southern California. Yosemite Park established in 1890. In 1906 an earthquake and fire destroy much of San Francisco. Fir ...

(7 pages) 158 1 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ansel Adams life and two analysis of his photographs.

lay the piano and enjoyed the surroundings of nature. In 1916, he and his parents went on a trip to Yosemite National Park where he received his first camera, the Kodak Box Brownie. His first photogra ... mera, the Kodak Box Brownie. His first photographs recorded their vacation. Ansel fell in love with Yosemite National Park and would return every summer. He worked four summers as the caretaker of the ...

(3 pages) 106 0 2.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Physical Make-up of Volcanoes.

osed as large bodies of so-called granitic rocks, as, for example, those spectacularly displayed in Yosemite National Park and other parts of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains of California.Two Pol ...

(7 pages) 80 0 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Yosemite National Park.

Visiting Yosemite National ParkThis report will include the park's history and geology, the wildlife, the tre ... falls, the fees and permits for the park, and when to visit.The American Indians have lived in the Yosemite region for over 8,000 years (National Park Services, Page 1). By the mid-nineteenth century ... century, the native residents had their first contact with non- Indian people. The native people of Yosemite had an ethnicity of traditions, including religion, songs, and political affiliations. On J ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Interest Group Research Assignment (Sierra Club)

y Amazon botany. Virtually penniless, he hired on as a shepherd's assistant, a job that took him to Yosemite Valley and ultimately changed his life. In 1889 Muir embarked on an excursion in northern Y ... e". Sitting around a campfire at Soda Springs in Tuolumne Meadows, the two planned a campaign for a Yosemite National Park; a campaign that succeeded the following year when Congress established the p ...

(7 pages) 118 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Progressive Era and Gilded Age

s of the Progressives, including women's suffrage, and the conservation of natural beauties such as Yosemite.Teddy Roosevelt, William Taft and Woodrow Wilson are credited with having immense President ... loving man pushed for eight years to preserve the Hetch Hetchy Valley, located directly next to the Yosemite National Park. The importance of Hetch Hetchy was that it was a water source, and could be ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Pulling The Plug

hen The Weather Did Not Cooperate One summer a couple of friends and I decided to go backpacking in Yosemite. We thought it would be a good way to experience the park since none of us had been there b ...

(1 pages) 244 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Yosemite National Park- The National Treasure

tional Park, Kings Canyon National Park, or Rocky Mountain National Park. However, they cannot miss Yosemite National Park, one of the best-known national parks and the treasure of the United States.F ... reeways, the others who live too far decide to go there by airplane. There are two airports, Fresno-Yosemite International Airport and Merced Airport, which are about 80 miles from the park. If the vi ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


nd was raised to become a concert pianist. His attention abruptly changed, however, when he visited Yosemite National Park in 1916. It was during this trip that he discovered the unbound world of phot ... otography. Taking photographs first with a camera his parents had given him to document his trip to Yosemite, young Ansel found a way to capture the beauty he saw in the wilderness in a way that allow ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Ansel Easton Adams is a photographer I truly admire. Asnel

ire. Asnel Easton Adams, an American photographer was known mostly for his black and white shots of Yosemite National Park. He also took many famous shots of the California coast and many other landma ... nally, Adams wanted to be professional piano player. He didn't consider photography until a trip to Yosemite Park in 1916.Adams became known for a method of exposure and development of film called the ...

(1 pages) 733 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Glacier National Park

corner of Montana and is the most commonly known park in the United States next to Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks. Glacier NP’s past is not only carved by glaciers themselves, but it in ...

(12 pages) 40 1 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ansel Adams: Biography and Selected Works

r the piano but started in photography with experimentation in 1916. This happened during a trip to Yosemite National Park. He attended camera club meetings and read photography magazines. He also had ... . He quickly learned darkroom techniques and sold most of his early photographs at Best's Studio in Yosemite Valley. In 1928, he married the daughter of the Best's Studio proprietor called Virginia Be ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


GoetzAllan GoetzMr. JenningsExpository R&W P.16 October 2014goetzallan@gmail.comYosemiteI have been camping all my life and I love it. Since I was born i have been going to places ... the beach at Silver Strand down in Coronado to Anza Desert state park, But my favorite of them all Yosemite national park. There's something different about Yosemite that makes it perfect place in my ... ng cold water that's as clear as glass or the infinite amount of bike rides and hikes you can go on.Yosemite is a place I have been going to almost every year since I was born. Camping at Yosemite is ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


can say it so was flawless that no other place can compete with it? Well there is this place called Yosemite Park in California and I can say it is a hidden jewel, a virgin place that was isolated by ... neers or old America where they used wood to heat their houses.The next morning we explored more of Yosemite National Park. We went to the glacier canyon, a place that was covered with ice sheets duri ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays