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American Samoa Introduction 2011
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Background:
Settled as early as 1000 B.C., Samoa was "discovered" by European explorers in the 18th century. International rivalries in the latter half of the 19th century were settled by an 1899 treaty in which Germany and the US divided the Samoan archipelago. The US formally occupied its portion - a smaller group of eastern islands with the excellent harbor of Pago Pago - the following year.


NOTE: The information regarding American Samoa on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of American Samoa Introduction 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about American Samoa Introduction 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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