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President Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir on a trip to Yosemite in 1903. It was Roosevelt who created five national parks, signed the landmark Antiquities Act and used its special provisions to unilaterally create 18 national monuments, including the Grand Canyon; set aside 51 federal bird sanctuaries, four national game refuges, and more than 100 million acres' worth of national forests.

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