At A Glance

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At A Glance

National monuments established by Republican presidents:    67

National monuments modified by Republican presidents:        40

National monuments established by Democratic presidents:   73

National monuments modified by Democratic presidents:       59

Note: Republican presidents led Democrats in national monument establishments until the second term of the Barack Obama administration. If history is a useful guide, it is likely that this “lead” will be reclaimed by the Republicans in the future.

Image: Pompeys Pillar National Monument November 2009

Image credit: Kurt Angersbach / Westernlabs

 

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