its possessions, the territories formerly known as Trust Territory
of the Pacific Islands, Canada and Mexico.
The chapter titled "Revocation of the South West Africa Mandate" is a fascinating account of the negotiations which resulted in the removal of South Africa's administrative authority over South West Africa, and the transformation of an African Trust Territory
into a sovereign state.
The United States acquired Micronesia as a trust territory
in 1945 following its liberation from the Japanese.
Beyond being a four-time governor of his native American Samoa, Peter Coleman also served as administrator of the Marshall and Mariana Islands, and Deputy High Commissioner of the Trust Territory
of the Pacific Islands.
In 1961, the self-governing UN Trust Territory
of Southern Cameroons under British administration voted in a plebiscite to join the Republic of Cameroon to form a federal republic.
Cameroon was originally occupied by Germany, before being divided between Britain and France after the First World War, firstly as a League of Nations mandated territory and then as a United Nations Trust Territory
In 1906 Britain handed over to Australia control of another colony, Papua, which formed the southern part of the island of New Guinea; and later German-controlled New Guinea, including Bougainville, became a United Nations Trust Territory
administered by Australia.
to designate South West Africa as a trust territory
5) The term "United States" means the 50 states, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any possession of the United States, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory
of the Pacific Island.
This annual event brings together the Commanders and delegates of the Order's Regions, Departments, Chapters and Units from all States, Puerto Rico and the US Trust Territory
of Guam to elect the National Leadership of the Order for the upcoming year.
The Belgians took over in 1916 and it became a trust territory
Following World War II, these islands became part of the United Nations Trust Territory
of the Pacific Islands, administered by the United States.