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 fun the normal wonders and wealthy history of Arizona, preserved during the efforts of numerous voters and the yankee Antiquities Act of 1906. Aggressively applied by means of 8 US presidents, this laws allows the president to unilaterally proclaim websites as nationwide monuments with no congressional motion. The Antiquities Act used to be utilized in Arizona 23 instances, extra so than the other kingdom within the union. utilizing greater than 2 hundred old images, lots of that have by no means been released, this publication includes the tales of the construction of every of Arizona�s nationwide parks and monuments, emphasizing the significance of the panorama and cultural historical past to Arizona�s identity.

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