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Can you name the facts about the history of the NPS?

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Act of Congress that created the NPS
Year the NPS was created
Parent agency of the NPS
Journalist who helped Stephen Mather campaign for the creation of the NPS
First director of the NPS
President who signed the Organic Act into law
Second director of the NPS
President who ordered War Dept. sites and national monuments be transferred to the NPS
10-year initiative to improve park facilities for the 50th anniversary of the NPS, begun in 1952
NPS director who spearheaded the above 10-year initiative
Current # of National Parks
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First National Park in the United States
First National Historic Site in the United States
Act allowing the president to designate National Monuments
Act establishing the National Wilderness Preservation System
First US National Monument
First US National Seashore
The Climate Friendly Parks Program was created as a collaborative effort between the National Park Service and what other agency?
Fill in the blanks: '...To conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and ________ therein...'
'...and to provide for the ________ of the same in such manner and by such means...'
'... as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of ______ ___________.'

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