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Hawaii Statehood Project
Mr. Travis Nakayama
Modern History of Hawaii
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U.S. Interest in Hawaii
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Material taken from Langlas, 2009
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Overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy
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Bayonet Constitution
Forced Kalakaua to sign new constitution in 1887
 Allowed foreigners (Americans) to control
legislature.
 Kalakaua dies in 1891.
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Liliuokalani’s 1893 Constitution
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Limited foreigners from voting.
Gave land rights back to Hawaiians.
Plantation owners start the Annexation Club.
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Annexation Club removed Liliuokalani from power
with threat of force.
Liliuokalani surrenders without any conflict.
Provisional Government declared.
Langlas, 2009
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Hawaiian Nationalist Groups Emerge
Hui Kalaiaina and Hui Aloha Aina
 Raise money for Queen Liliuokalani to travel to
Washington, D.C. to testify in 1893.
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Kingdom Petitions
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38,000 out of 40,000 signatures against provisional
government from people in Hawaii, including
foreigners in 1893.
Hawaiian Sovereignty Restored
Congressman Blount sent to Hawaii to investigate in
1893 by order of President Cleveland.
 Blount determines that strong injustice has been done
to Hawaiian Kingdom.
 Cleveland reinstates sovereignty to the Hawaiian
Kingdom.
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President McKinley and U.S. Military
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U.S. interested in moving borders further west.
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Hawaii ideal location for agriculture industries.
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Sugarcane and pineapple.
Hawaii ideal location for military occupation.
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Gives U.S. stronghold in the Pacific.
1896: McKinley overthrows Hawaiian Kingdom
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Newlands Resolution signed by McKinley.
Hawaii declared U.S. Territory. Langlas, 2009
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Resources
Langlas, C. (2009) Modern Hawaiian Culture [course
notes] Retrieved from Laulima Website
www.laulima.hawaii.edu
Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom. (n.d.) Retrieved
June 5, 2009 from
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overthrow_of_the_
Hawaiian_Kingdom
Statehood Hawaii Website (2009). Retrieved on June 5,
2009 from
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Time and Date Website (2009). Retrieved on June 5,
2009 from
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