Overthrowing the Hawaiian Kingdom

Standing together to not be annexed by a stronger Nation

Thesis

President Grover Cleveland, Minister John Stevens, and President Benjamin Harrison made the overthrowing of the Hawaiian kingdom possible.

Historical Significance

The Hawaiian kingdom being overthrown on January 17, 1893 was successful because of President Grover Cleveland, Minister John Stevens, and President Benjamin Harrison's roles. This topic is important in history because they talked about how the Americans can be decisive and smart. The intended consequences was that they overthrow the Hawaiian kingdom and make Hawaii a military base.

Is Hawaii legally and lawfully a state of the union

I think Hawaii is not legally and lawfully a state of the union because of how the US had done it. They've taken it by force which was an act of war. President Grover Cleveland said that "Annexation should come natural and not be done by force." This is why i think that Hawaii is not legally and lawfully a state of the union. My opinion at this point about the legality and lawfulness of Hawaii as a state is that they should just make their own government even if they do not want to do so.

Supplemental Information

This picture shows the ceremony of when they took down the flag. So, that they can replace it with the American flag. Letting every Native Hawaiians know that this is a territory of the Americans now.
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