Britain refuses Queensland's request to annex New Guinea (20 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Britain refuses to grant permission to its Australian colony of Queensland to annex territory on the island of New Guinea.

Citation:
Editors. "Britain refuses Queensland's request to annex New Guinea". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18883, accessed 10 December 2016.]