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Democratic Republic of the Congo (Republique Democratique du Congo)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Official Local Name Republique Democratique du Congo. Area 905,568 sq mi. Population 77,433,744. Capital Kinshasa. Independence from Belgium Achieved June 30, 1960.
Republic of Estonia
Republic of Estonia
Local Name Eesti Vabarik. Area 17,457 sq mi. Population 1,257,921. Capital Tallinn. Independence from the Soviet Union Achieved September 6, 1991.
Tom Selleck
Tom Selleck
(Thomas William Selleck) had aspirations of becoming a professional athlete, but took up acting instead. After appearing in a number of commercials, television series, and movies, he finally gained lasting fame with the lead role in Magnum, P.I.
Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon
The beloved home of George Washington, Mount Vernon was once a model of scientific farming and self-sufficiency. Allowed to gradually fall into disrepair after his death, it was saved from ruin by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, which has operated the estate without federal funding since 1860.
Pseudaelurus
Pseudaelurus
roamed the plains of Eurasia, Africa, and North America between 20 and 8 million years ago. The first cat to immigrate into the Americas, it is believed to be the ancestor of all modern cats, including the domestic house cat.
Jesse Ramsden
Jesse Ramsden
was known as the best designer and manufacturer of mathematical, astronomical, surveying, and navigational instruments in England in the late-1700's. He also invented the dividing engine, an improved theodolite, a pyrometer, and an eyepiece for reflecting telescopes.
Caligula
Caligula
succeeded Tiberius as Emperor in 37 A.D. Initially very popular among the citizenry, his popularity began waning after he began showing signs of mental instability less than a year after assuming the throne. Known for humiliating Senate members, killing members of his family, and undertaking seemingly foolish and expensive projects, he became the first Roman Emperor to be assassinated in 41.
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President Wilson Asks Congress to Declare War on Germany
On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson told a joint session of Congress that "The world must be safe for democracy." Congress ultimately agreed with Wilson and, on April 6, issued a formal declaration of war against Germany.
Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus)
Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus)
The only bear native to South America is found throughout the more mountainous regions of the Andes from western Venezuela south to Bolivia, as well as northwestern Argentina into Panama. It is named for the spectacle-like markings on its face, which are unique to each individual bear.
Eryops
Eryops
was one of the largest land amphibians of the Early Permian Period (295-270 million years ago), with a length of up to 6.5 feet and weight of up to 200 pounds. Looking much like a modern crocodile, it likely moved and fed in a manner very much like the crocodile.

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