History of Guam

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The original inhabitants of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands are believed to be descendents of Austronesian people originating from Southeast Asia as early as 2000 BC. These people evolved into the Chamorro people. Most of what is known about pre-contact (“ancient”) Chamorros comes from legends and myths, archaeological evidence,Jesuit missionary accounts, and observations from visiting scientists like Otto von Kotzebue and Louis de Freycinet. When...

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Where is Guam

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Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean. It is one of five U.S. territories with an established civilian government. Guam is listed as one of seventeen Non-Self-Governing Territories by the Special Committee on Decolonization of the United Nations. The island’s capital is Hagåtña (formerly named Agana). Guam is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands....

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