No, Samoa is not a part of the US, it is an independent country. Well depends on which one, it's separated. There's Western Samoa and then there's American Samoa. Western Samoa likes to call themselves Samoa. Kinda confusing.
Can you make sense? Samoa's a country, and the US got American Samoa from the country of [Actual] Samoa, maybe? Eastern Samoa and Western Samoa (as they were referred to in colonial times) were all one country to begin with… Full Answer
Tahiti is a part of French Polynesia, which is a TOM, a Territoire d'Outre-Mer. Its relationship to France is very like that of American Samoa to the US; an ex-colony which has become a Territory. However, citizens of American Samoa… Full Answer
Samoa was once part of the U.S. The Polynesian nation joined Guam and Hawaii under the U.S. umbrella. Due to national identity, however, Samoa would split into Western Samoa and U.S. Samoa. While both nations are still heavily influenced by… Full Answer
Because American Samoa is not a US state. American Samoa is a US territory and as such, it can participate like a separate country. Furthermore, do note that American Samoan's are defined as US nationals and note US citizens. Think… Full Answer
Samoa is geographically in the Southern and Western Hemispheres. However, politically, Samoa is a part of the Eastern Hemisphere as it has recently announced that it now considers itself west of the IDL. Samoa is a part of Australia &… Full Answer
Samoa is a country in the Pacific Ocean and part of Polynesia. It consists of two main islands: Upolu, on which we find the capital Apia, and the less populated Savaii. Samoa was formerely known as Western Samoa. There is… Full Answer