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1902, Jan. 30
 
The ANGLO-JAPANESE ALLIANCE was concluded for five years and provided for the independence of China and Korea and the recognition of Japan's special interests in Korea; the two powers each agreed to maintain neutrality in the event of wars with third powers and to join with the other in the event of a larger war.  1
 
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TREATY OF VEREENIGING brought an end to the South African war, with the Boers accepting British sovereignty along with the promise of representative institutions.  2
 
 
 
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