Accept: Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez
24. This phrase is attributed to Walton Rodger and widely linked to the British Conservative politician Nicholas Ridley. It explains those who attempt to exclude themselves from the negative consequences of policies which they generally support. If a person advocates the building of a new airport but not near enough to him that he would have to deal with increased noise or traffic he can be described by, for 10 points - what five-word phrase or its acronym?
Answer: “Not in my back yard”
25. He joined the British navy at the age of 13 and served on James Cook’s second and third voyages. In 1791, he embarked on the voyage for which he is best known, sailing via Australia to western North America. There, he verified that no direct connection existed between Hudson Bay and the Pacific Ocean. For 10 points - name this explorer who surveyed the Pacific coast of North America for three years, and in the process became the first European to circumnavigate the island now bearing his name.