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Can you name the following historical people/events/things that begin with the letter 'A'?

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Famous philosopher who was tutored by Plato.
US Secretary of State under President Truman, who decided to intervene in the Korean War
Indian Emperor of the Mauryan Dynasty who converted to Buddhism and gave the Rock and Pillar Edicts
First official government of the United States, under which there was no executive branch.
City that hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics in Centennial Park.
Mesopotamian Empire led by Sargon the Great
Progressive founder of the Republic of Turkey
Last of the Five Good Emperors and author of Meditations
Greek 'father of tragedy' who wrote the Oresteia
Last Stuart Queen of England
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Tsar of Russia who freed the serfs in 1861.
Leader of Macedonia who created one of the largest empires in world history before the age of thirty.
Southern State whose governors have included Orval Faubus and Bill Clinton
Continent discovered by James Cook that is the only continent on Earth with no permanent population.
Founder of Hull House
'Scourge of God' who fought the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains.
Richard M. Nixon's first Vice President, who resigned in 1973.
Member of the Second Triumvirate who died during the Battle of Actium.
Center of Hellenistic Civilization famous for its Lighthouse
Company founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Robert Wayne in 1976 who sells iPhones and iPads, amongst other things.

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