The U.S. Overthrow On Hawaii

Hawaiians losing their independence

Thesis

President Grover Cleveland, President William McKinley, and Minister John Stevens were the key figures for the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom in January 17, 1893.

Historical Significance

Conclusion

The Kingdom of Hawaii would not have been overthrown without President Grover Cleveland, President William McKinley, and Minister John Stevens.The significance in this event is that there are Hawaiians, over 100 years later, wanting to return the power back to the Queen. This topic is an important piece in history because it added Hawaii as the United States' 50th state.

Is Hawaii Legally and Lawfully a State of the Union

Hawaii is not legally and lawfully a State of the Union because when Cleveland sent Blount to Hawaii, he reported that the overthrow was illegal, immoral, and an act of war. However McKinley and Stevens proposed resolutions, acts and the provisional government that would lead to the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom.