Hawaii And The Age of Imperialism. By: Katie Rego, Jesse Boyland, Kevin Perin, and Greg Holmes. HOW DID THE U.S. GET INVOLVED?. The U.S. first got involved in 1875 when a treaty was signed between the U.S. and Hawaii. It permitted US access to the Hawaiian sugarcane market.
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By: Katie Rego, Jesse Boyland, Kevin Perin, and Greg Holmes
The theory of maintaining the neutrality of the islands and their independence
Would not let any European nations annex or control the islands
To provide a naval base for the U.S.
To open up new trading ports
To become one of the world’s powers
and control the pacific
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