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Whom Japan has joined to her Empire the rest of the world seldom puts asunder. In 1875 she joined the Kurile Islands; next year the Loochoo Islands; in 1895 Formosa & the Pescadores Islands; in 1905 Kwantung Leased Territory, the South Manchuria Railway Zone, and the southern half of Russia's fishy & oily-Sakhalin Island. In 1910 Japan joined Korea, then joined in 1914 not only Shantung but also numerous German South Sea Islands.

Shantung alone the Great Powers put asunder from Japan in 1922. All the rest...

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