Where in the World is Uncle Sam?

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Location Information Hints
The Philippines  George Dewey entered Manila Bay here. It became an American protectorate in 1898. 

Puerto Rico 


Caribbean Island obtained from Spain. Now a US Commonwealth.
Alaska  Called "Seward's Folly." Purchased from Russia in 1867. Contains abundant wildlife and natural resources. Statehood came in 1959 (49th state)
Hawaii  US sugar growers caused a revolution on this Pacific Island chain. The legitimate monarch was overthrown and the islands were annexed by the US. Statehood came in 1959 (50th state).
Guam  Pacific Island was gained from Spain as a result of the Spanish American War in 1898. It is now a US territory.
Samoa  Pacific Island group obtained from Germany. Now a US territory. 
Cuba  Spanish speaking Caribbean island. Wanted independence from Spain. US helped in Spanish-American War. 90 miles from Florida. Maine exploded in Havana harbor.
Midway Is.   Island in the Pacific, Obtained after Spanish American War (1898). Important World War II battle.


Isolationist country until Matthew C. Perry opened it up to western trade. Went to war with Russia until TR settled dispute in 1904.
China  Isolationist country until western powers carved it into spheres of influence.
It was an empire until a revolution in 1911 turned it into a republic. Became communist in 1949.
Panama Located on an isthmus in North America, it was part of Columbia until a US-backed revolution brought independence. Canal was built there starting in 1904 and finished in 1914 after many deaths from disease.

    Midway Is. 




    The Philippines 

    Puerto Rico 







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