List of United States colonial possessions

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The following list of U.S. colonial possessions includes territory that the United States has from time to time in its history had under its control in a fashion similar to a colonial possession, ignoring areas that have now become U.S. states and those areas that due to warfare were held under temporary U.S. military command.

Africa[edit]

  •  Liberia (1821–47) - Liberia was never officially claimed by the United States. Rather it was founded by the American Colonization Society, a private American civilian organization.

Asia[edit]

North America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

South America[edit]

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