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Who Started Earth Day?

Who Started Earth Day?

The first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, was initiated by Gaylord Nelson, who was a U.S. senator from Wisconsin and is sometimes called the “father of Earth Day.” Nelson’s objective was to organize a nationwide public demonstration so large that it would get the attention of politicians and force issues of environmental protection into the legislative forefront. The first Earth …

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World Famous Landmarks Quiz

World Famous Landmarks Quiz

The World Famous Landmarks Quiz tests how much you know about some of the world’s most famous destinations. See what you know in the famous landmarks quiz.

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General Quiz – 3

General Quiz - 3

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was born on 29 October 1938, in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, amongst the descendants of original colonists of Liberia. These descendants are known in Liberia as Americo-Liberians. Sirleaf’s father Jahmale Carney Johnson became the first Liberian from an indigenous ethnic group to sit in the country’s national legislature. Sirleaf studied economics and accounts from 1948 to …

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