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

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

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