Guam

Map showing the Neolithic Austronesian migrations into the islands of the Indo-Pacific
Reception of the Manila Galleon by the Chamoru in the Ladrones Islands, ca. 1590 Boxer Codex
Main street of Hagåtña, ca. 1899-1900
U.S. Marines walk through the ruins of Hagåtña, July 1944
Photograph of Guam from space captured by NASA's now decommissioned Earth observation satellite, Earth Observing-1 (EO-1), on December 30, 2011
Guam National Wildlife Refuge beach at Ritidian Point
Previously extensively dredged, Tumon Bay is now a marine preserve.
The introduction of the brown tree snake nearly eradicated the native bird population
The Guam Museum in Hagåtña opened in 2016
Youth performance of traditional dance at Micronesia Mall, 2012
Outrigger canoe team at Tumon
Beaches at the tourist center of Tumon
A proportional representation of Guam exports, 2019
Terminal at Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport. The airport hosts a hub of United Airlines, Guam's largest private-sector employer.
Map of U.S. military lands on Guam, 2010
Incumbent governor Lou Leon Guerrero
Michael San Nicolas is the Delegate for Guam's at-large congressional district.
Hagåtña from Fort Santa Agueda
Guam Highway 8 route marker
Construction at the Port of Guam, 2014
The Umatac Outdoor Library, built in 1933, was the first library in southern Guam.

Organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the Micronesia subregion of the western Pacific Ocean.

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In 1868, this committee of representatives prosecuted President Andrew Johnson in his impeachment trial, but the Senate did not convict him.

United States Congress

Legislature of the federal government of the United States.

Legislature of the federal government of the United States.

In 1868, this committee of representatives prosecuted President Andrew Johnson in his impeachment trial, but the Senate did not convict him.
The 1940 painting Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States, depicting George Washington presiding over the signing of the United States Constitution.
United States Congress c. 1915
Historical graph of party control of the Senate, House, and Presidency. Since 1980, the Democrats have held the Presidency for four terms, but because of the Senate filibuster, have only been able to freely legislate in two years. The Republicans have been similarly disabled.
Congress's "power of the purse" authorizes taxing citizens, spending money, and printing currency.
Congress authorizes defense spending such as the purchase of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31).
Congress oversees other government branches, for example, the Senate Watergate Committee, investigating President Nixon and Watergate, in 1973–74.
View of the United States Capitol from the United States Supreme Court building
The impeachment trial of President Clinton in 1999, Chief Justice William Rehnquist presiding
Second committee room in Congress Hall in Philadelphia
Library of Congress Jefferson Building
Lobbying depends on cultivating personal relationships over many years. Photo: Lobbyist Tony Podesta (left) with former senator Kay Hagan (center) and her husband.
An Act of Congress from 1960.
The House Financial Services committee meets. Committee members sit in the tiers of raised chairs, while those testifying, and audience members sit below.
In this example, the more even distribution is on the left and the gerrymandering is presented on the right.
The Federalist Papers argued in favor of a strong connection between citizens and their representatives.

Constitutional responsibility for the oversight of Washington, D.C., the federal district and national capital, and the U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands rests with Congress.

USS Charleston entering Agana, circa 1898

Capture of Guam

Bloodless engagement between the United States and Spain during the Spanish–American War.

Bloodless engagement between the United States and Spain during the Spanish–American War.

USS Charleston entering Agana, circa 1898
City of Peking, City of Sydney, and Australia passing through the Golden Gate
The village of Piti

The U.S. Navy sent a single cruiser, USS Charleston (C-2), to capture the island of Guam, then under Spanish control.

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron lands at Andersen AFB in 2007.

Andersen Air Force Base

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron lands at Andersen AFB in 2007.
Northwest Field at Andersen Air Force Base
About 150 B-52s at Andersen AFB, fall 1972
A B-1B bomber at Andersen
B-2 Spirit and F-15s over Andersen AFB, 2005
A B-52 Stratofortress and other planes flying over Guam in 2009
A B-52 from Barksdale AFB takes off from Andersen in 2007

Andersen Air Force Base (Andersen AFB, AAFB) is a United States Air Force base located primarily within the village of Yigo in the United States territory of Guam.

Tamuning, Guam

Houses of Carolininans, possibly in Tamuning, in 1899 or 1900
Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport old terminal - Continental Micronesia headquarters
Path alongside coastal fortifications from the Japanese occupation of Guam
The Guam International Trade Center (ITC) building at the southwest corner of Marine Corps Drive (Route 1) and Chalan San Antonio (Route 14)
Guam Memorial Hospital
View of Tumon from Two Lovers Point

Tamuning, also known as Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon (Tamuneng) is a village located on the western shore of the United States territory of Guam.

John Hay, Secretary of State, signing the memorandum of ratification on behalf of the United States

Treaty of Paris (1898)

Treaty signed by Spain and the United States on December 10, 1898, that ended the Spanish–American War.

Treaty signed by Spain and the United States on December 10, 1898, that ended the Spanish–American War.

John Hay, Secretary of State, signing the memorandum of ratification on behalf of the United States

Under it, Spain relinquished all claim of sovereignty over and title to Cuba and also ceded Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines to the United States.

List of governors of Guam

The governor of Guam (I Maga'låhen / Maga'håga Guåhan) is the head of government of Guam and the commander-in-chief of the Guam National Guard, whose responsibilities also include making the annual State of the Island (formerly the State of the Territory) addresses to the Guam Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that Guam's public laws are enforced.

Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport

Aerial photograph of the airport
Semi-permanent barriers separating arrival and departure passengers
Old terminal building

Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, also known as Guam International Airport, is an airport located in Tamuning and Barrigada, 3 mi east of the capital city of Hagåtña (formerly Agana) in the United States territory of Guam.

Sånta Rita-Sumai, Guam

Commander William C. McCool School

Sånta Rita-Sumai, formerly Santa Rita and encompassing the former municipality of Sumay, is a village located on the southwest coast of the United States territory of Guam with hills overlooking Apra Harbor.

Diego Luis de San Vitores

Pale San Vitores Road in Tumon is the island's main tourist strip

Diego Luis de San Vitores (November 12, 1627 – April 2, 1672) was a Spanish Jesuit missionary who founded the first Catholic church on the island of Guam.

Fish and coral in Tumon Bay, 2008

Tumon Bay

Fish and coral in Tumon Bay, 2008
Map of benthic cover at Tumon Bay Marine Preserve, 2009
Throw net fishing on Tumon Bay, 2006

Tumon Bay is a bay in the United States territory of Guam, opening to the Philippine Sea.