hawaii and the age of imperialism
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Hawaii And The Age of Imperialism

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

Hawaii And The Age of Imperialism - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 180 Views
  • Uploaded on

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.

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

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Hawaii And The Age of Imperialism' - madonna-holman


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
hawaii and the age of imperialism
Hawaii And The Age of Imperialism

By: Katie Rego, Jesse Boyland, Kevin Perin, and Greg Holmes

how did the u s get involved
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.
  • On January 16th, 1893, the U.S. diplomatic and military personnel conspired with a small group of people to overthrow the current Hawaiian government.
  • A treaty of annexation was sent to the U.S. on the same year, but President Cleveland denied it due to a notice that the revolution was illegally intervened by the U.S.
  • Instead, the U.S. waited 5 years until they set up a second treaty of annexation with the new Hawaiian government.
  • On July 7th, 1898, the U.S. annexed Hawaii due to war needs.
motives
MOTIVES

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

how america justified their actions
How America justified their actions
  • The queen of Hawaii, Liliuokalani, wanted to make the monarchy in the country larger. As she pushed, the country began to fall apart
  • US claimed they got involved in order to establish democracy in Hawaii and restore the country
reaction of the local population
Reaction of the local population
  • When the final treaty was put into action the natives of Hawaii were very against it
  • 29,000 people signed a petition to make there be a vote on the treaty, three times, each failed.
  • By 1900 a lot of natives became homeless.
    • Americans populating Hawaii for free import tariffs
    • The American Navy was populating
final result
Final Result
  • July 7th, 1898, the U.S. annexed Hawaii
  • August 1959, Hawaii became a state
mafia don
MAFIA DON
  • The United States acted more as a Mafia Don because they did it for the better of America
  • -Good farming land
  • -Great naval position
  • -Expansion
  • The natives of Hawaii did not want to be annexed by the U.S.
  • -Signing petitions for there to be a vote on the annexation of Hawaii
benefits
benefits
  • Imperializing Hawaii was beneficial to their economy
  • 1875, Sugar became the basis for Hawaii’s economy by opening trade with the US
  • 1887, Hawaii allowed the US to
  • build a naval base (Pearl Harbor)
  • Removed Hawaii from a monarchy,
  • under the reign of Queen Liliuokalani
works cited
Works Cited

Edwards, Rebecca. "1896:U.S. Foreign Relations." Http://projects.vassar.edu.Vassar College, 2000. Web. 8 Oct. 2010. .

"Hawaiian Kingdom - The U.S. Occupation." Hawaiian Kingdom Government - Welcome - E Komo Mai. Web. 08 Oct. 2010. .

Martin, Alexandria. "Hawaii’s Statehood ." Hawaii’s Statehood . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Oct 2010.

ad