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Why did Western nations want to colonize the Micronesian islands?

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The islands are located midway between Asia and North America, and ships needed places to refuel.

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The islands are in a tropical climate, and this made them ideal locations for growing citrus fruits.

C.
The islands are rich in natural minerals, which were needed for industrial manufacturing.

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The islands are the largest islands in the Pacific, which made them attractive as places to settle.

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  1. Not D.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micronesia

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  2. Its A

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  3. We're not allowed to use Wikipedia. Is there other links? I think it's c but I want to do more reading to see if I am right.

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