TERRITORIES: U. S. Dominion?

Lofty, lovely and fertile are the valleys of the Samoa Islands, which lie in the South Pacific more than halfway from Hawaii to New Zealand, in the latitude of Australia's northernmost tip. Some of the islands, including Upolu (on which Robert Louis Stevenson died), were once a German, have been since the War a New Zealand mandate. The eastern groupĀ—Tutuila, Aunuu, Ofu, Olosega, Tau and RoseĀ—belong to the U. S. by an Anglo-German treaty of 1900. And in 1925 the U. S. annexed tiny Swain's Island. Total U. S. Samoa comprises 60 sq....

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