The Plumbers, who were members of President Richard Nixon's covert special investigation unit, were tied to President Nixon because he was responsible for approving the creation of the group. The group used less than mor... More »

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President Richard Nixon's "enemies list" was an informal list of Nixon's political enemies that included businessmen, film executives, philanthropists, professors, politicians and journalists. According to the White Hous... More »

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Richard Nixon, the 37th United States president, made use of a successful "Southern strategy" to win enough electoral votes from the southern states to defeat Hubert Humphrey, his 1968 Democratic election opponent. Until... More »

President Richard Nixon's "enemies list" was an informal list of Nixon's political enemies that included businessmen, film executives, philanthropists, professors, politicians and journalists. According to the White Hous... More »

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The Balfour Declaration was a letter from foreign secretary Arthur Balfour to Anglo-Jewish Lord Walter Rothschild expressing British support for the creation of Jewish national home. Sent in November 1917, it gave offici... More »

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The National Park System was established on Aug. 25, 1916, by Woodrow Wilson, with the creation of the National Park Service. The act he signed created a federal bureau tasked with protecting and maintaining national par... More »

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The achievements of the Songhai empire of pre-colonial West Africa include the creation of a standardized system of weights and measurements. The Songhai empire was the largest empire in African history, with several tho... More »