Which country's residents became citizens of the United States in 1917?

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Jul 12, 2016

Answer:

In 1917 the citizens of the Virgin Islands were given the option of being incorporated as citizens of the United States or remaining Danish citizens.

Explanation:

In 1917 the citizens of the Virgin Islands were given the option of being incorporated as citizens of the United States or remaining Danish citizens.

The process of transferring the Danish West Indies to the United States began as early as 1867. With the completion of the transfer the United States changed the name of these islands to the Virgin Islands,