alaska hawaii n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Alaska & hawaii PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Alaska & hawaii

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

Alaska & hawaii - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 164 Views
  • Uploaded on

Alaska & hawaii. Alaska. William Seward buys AK from Russia in 1867 $7.2 million 2 cents per acre “Seward’s Icebox” “Seward’s Folly” Full of natural resources. hawaii. By mid 1800’s, ¾ of Hawaiian wealth was from American sugar plantations 1900, more foreigners than native Hawaiians

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

Alaska & hawaii


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Presentation Transcript
    1. Alaska & hawaii

    2. Alaska • William Seward buys AK from Russia in 1867 • $7.2 million • 2 cents per acre • “Seward’s Icebox” “Seward’s Folly” • Full of natural resources

    3. hawaii • By mid 1800’s, ¾ of Hawaiian wealth was from American sugar plantations • 1900, more foreigners than native Hawaiians • Tariffs…always important • Tax on imported goods • Causes price to increase • Like sugar from the country of Hawaii • Planters wanted US to annex (take) Hawaii

    4. hawaii • We were already there, kinda • Pearl Harbor Naval Base – 1887 • King Kalakaua • Forced to only allow wealthy landowners to vote • Who will they support? King or American gov’t?

    5. Queen lilioukalani Hawaii for the Hawiians!!!

    6. This wasn’t smart • Business owners organize a revolution • With the help of the Marines • Set up government headed by Sanford B. Dole

    7. This wasn’t ok • President Cleveland ordered the queen restored to her throne • Dole refuses Ummmmm NO!!!!!!!!! BTW, my beard is awesome! Dude, quit the nonsense in Hawaii. Give the queen her country back!

    8. But then • 1897, President McKinley • He wants Hawaii • Congress declares Hawaii an American territory • The people of Hawaii never got a vote

    9. Did You know??? • The Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpsOaoO1QIo