Modern Countries Once Controlled by the United States

List the present-day countries some or all of whose land was once (but is no longer) under possession of the United States.
Source: Wikipedia
Not including the Northern Mariana Islands or brief military occupations like Japan and South Korea
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Last updated: September 11, 2020
First submittedNovember 30, 2018
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Years
Country
1803-1818
Canada
1821-1847
Liberia
1898-1902
Cuba
1898-1946
Philippines
1903-1979
Panama
1906-1972
Mexico
1914-1971
Nicaragua
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Country
1915-1934
Haiti
1916-1924, 1965-1966
Dominican Republic
1935-1979
Kiribati
1947-1994
Federated States of Micronesia
1947-1994
Marshall Islands
1947-1994
Palau
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Level 68
Dec 4, 2018
Nice quiz, just a slight correction: Canada should be on here also. Your source doesn’t include it because it wasn’t a colony, but the Louisiana Purchase gave land to the US that was given to Britain in the Treaty of 1818. From the treaty’s Wikipedia page: “the United States' only permanent significant cession of North American territory to a foreign power” The years would be from 1803-1818.
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Level 68
Dec 5, 2018
Thanks for reminding me--I completely forgot about that! The corrected version is out for review now.
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Level 54
Sep 10, 2020
South Korea? Japan?
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Level 68
Sep 11, 2020
I didn't include military occupations (since that makes things a little more complicated), but I'll add a caveat
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Level 54
Apr 30, 2021
USA?
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Level 68
Apr 30, 2021

List the present-day countries some or all of whose land was once (but is no longer) under possession of the United States.