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    Explain the conservation movement of the U.S. progressive era

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    The conservation era began in the middle of the nineteenth century. During this time period, Americans viewed the West as a "new frontier." In other words, the West was perceived as a region that was yet to be conquered. Consequently, there was much migration to the West. Unfortunately, the consequences of this mass migration included extreme exploitation of the land. Exploitation of the land included harmful mining tactics and acres of forests being cut down to make room for ...

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