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The next document I will use is the Treaty of 1783, which will totally contradict our having won the Revolutionary War. (footnote 2). Marineswere deployed in November to guard the cable stations at Shanghai; landing forces were sent for protection in Nanking, Chinkiang, Taku and elsewhere. 1912 -- Honduras. Guantanamo Bay is the oldest miltary base that resides outside of the United States. Generally speaking, the older the American, the more likely he or she is to view the United States first as a nation.

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