Micronesia History and Culture

Micronesia History and Culture

Micronesia, which was settled from Eastern Melanesia around 3,500 years ago, was discovered by the Spaniards in the 16th century and later colonized. Sold to the German Empire in 1899 after the Spanish-American War, it was occupied by Japan in 1914, which received a League of Nations mandate over Micronesia in 1920. American troops took […]