USA is granted St Juan in dispute with Britain

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Historical Context Note

Britain and the USA have contested a long-running dispute over the ownership of St Juan, an archipelago between the US mainland and Vancouver Island. The German emperor Wilhelm I is called on to adjudicate between the two states, and decides in favour of the USA.
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Citation:
Editors. "USA is granted St Juan in dispute with Britain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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