This Day in History

Jan. 5, 1997: Guam Commission on Decolonization

Time Periods: Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000
Themes: Democracy & Citizenship, Imperialism, Pacific Islander, US Foreign Policy, World History/Global Studies

On Jan. 5, 1997, Guam established a Commission on Decolonization. Learn more about the history of Guam and other U.S. colonies in the film The Insular Empire: America in the Marianas. More info from Guampedia.

Guam Commission on Decolonization

Guam Commission on Decolonization Registry Staff-2013.