A Historical Atlas of the United States and Its Territories

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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This fascinating title looks at the politics and policies that allowed for the expansive growth of America after World War II. Maps, both contemporary and historical, and easy-to-understand text discuss how the United States claimed authority over three unincorporated territories (Guam, American Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), two independent commonwealths (Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands), and dozens of sparsely populated islands around the world, making it the third-largest country in the world. Using many primary source images, this title defines why the United States required these lands and what we are using them for.

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Romano has a master's degree in business administration from American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts, and has written a number of magazine articles on a range of topics for both consumer and business-to-business publications. She is a member of the adjunct faculty at Western International University in Arizona.

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