Arizona's National Parks and Monuments (Images of America) by Donna,George Hartz

By Donna,George Hartz

Arizona�s 20 nationwide parks and monuments have a good time the usual wonders and wealthy background of Arizona, preserved during the efforts of numerous electorate and the yank Antiquities Act of 1906. Aggressively carried out through 8 US presidents, this laws allows the president to unilaterally proclaim websites as nationwide monuments with out congressional motion. The Antiquities Act used to be utilized in Arizona 23 instances, extra so than the other nation within the union. utilizing greater than two hundred old images, a lot of that have by no means been released, this publication comprises the tales of the production of every of Arizona�s nationwide parks and monuments, emphasizing the significance of the panorama and cultural history to Arizona�s identity.

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