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In American Samoa

Are Samoa and American Samoa the same thing?

They are the same in that Samoans in American Samoa and Samoa (once Western Samoa ) have the same heritage. However, American Samoa is a US territory while Samoa is an in ( Full Answer )
In American Samoa

Is Samoa the same as American Samoa?

No. Samoa is an independent nation while American Samoa is an American overseas territory. Germans and American feuded over Samoa. The territory was eventually split into t ( Full Answer )
In American Samoa

Is American Samoa the same land as Samoa?

no, Samoa was originally known as Western Samoa. American Samoa belongs to America, and Samoa has been independent since 1962.
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What did Samoa give Americans in 1878?

In 1878 Somoa agreed to give Americans special trading rights andpermission to build a naval station at the port of Pago Pago
In History of the United States

Why did the US want American Samoa?

Before the Spanish-American War (1898) and the acquisition of the Philippines, the US sought to establish island bases to support naval fleets in the Western Pacific. As a res ( Full Answer )
In American Samoa

How far is Samoa from American Samoa?

I think it's about 12,000 kilometres, so about 14 hours flying time this is wrong. I used to live in Vailoa (American Samoa) and on clear days I can see Samoa (western Samo ( Full Answer )
In American Samoa

What is an American Samoa?

American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States. It is part of an island chain in the Southwest Pacific.