USA signs treaty of friendship with Samoa

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Pacific Islands Writing and Culture.

The USA signs a treaty of friendship with Samoa. By the terms of this agreement, the Americans are permitted to established a naval base at Pago Pago, while in return they promise aid in the event of a third party interfering in Samoa.
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Editors. "USA signs treaty of friendship with Samoa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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