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OverthrowHI

Overthrow and Annexation

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a member of a political party or group advocating national independence or strong national government Nationalist
the basic principles and laws of a nation, state, or social group that determine the powers and duties of the government and guarantee certain rights to the people in it constitution
the sudden deposition of a government, usually by a small group of the existing state establishment—typically the military—to depose the extant government and replace it with another body, civil or military coup d`etat
to incorporate (a country or other territory) within the domain of a state. to add to something earlier or larger. annexation
the crime of trying to overthrow your country’s government or of helping your country’s enemies during war treason
to leave the position of king or queen abdicate
a group of people who give advice to the leader of a government cabinet
government by the people; especially : rule of the majority democracy
a steel blade attached at the muzzle end of a shoulder arm (as a rifle) and used in hand-to-hand combat bayonet
a tax on goods coming into or leaving a country tariff
a fundamental change in political organization; especially: the overthrow or renunciation of one government or ruler and the substitution of another by the governed revolution
an official who heads a government department or a major section of a department in some sections. minister
form of government in which the monarch exercises ultimate governing authority as head of state and head of government; his or her powers are not limited by a constitution or by the law absolute monarch
form of government in which a monarch acts as head of state within the guidelines of a constitution, whether it be a written, uncodified, or blended constitution constitutional monarch
a mutual exchange of privileges; specifically : a recognition by one of two countries or institutions of the validity of licenses or privileges granted by the other reciprocity treaty
serving for the time being : TEMPORARY provisional
The treaty gave free access to the United States market for sugar and other products grown in the Kingdom of Hawaii starting in September 1876. In return, the US gained lands in area known as Pu’u Loa for what became known as the Pearl Harbor naval base reciprocity treaty
Hawaiian monarchy ended, Lili`uokalani yielded her throne to the United States January 17, 1893
last only female Hawaiian monarch, surrendered Hawaii to the US in 1893, wanted to write a new constitution to give herself back her power. Lili`uokalani
Lili`uokalani's brother, last male monarch of Hawai`i. Signed the Bayonet constitution that took away much of the King's power in the Hawaiian monarchy. Also known as Merrie Monarch. David Kalakaua
secret organization of planters and businessmen seeking to control the Hawaiian kingdom politically and economically. Forced Kalakaua to sign the constitution of 1887, Bayonet Constitution. Hawaiian League
organizer of the Hawaiian League, leader in the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy and Annexation Club Lorrin A. Thurston
volunteer militia, officially gave service to the Hawaiian government, but secretly served the Hawaiian League Honolulu Rifles
forceably signed in 1887 by King Kalakaua by the Hawaiian League. Stripped the king of most of his powers. Increased voting rights of foreigners and decreased voting rights of Hawaiians Bayonet Constitution
part-Hawaiian, led 2 unsuccessful rebellions in Hawaii to restore the power of the monarchy. Robert Wilcox
in 1892 led by Lorrin A. Thurston, group formed to plot overthrow of queen and annexation to the United States Annexation Club
13 members were chosen to plan the overthrow of the queen and establish a provisional government Committee of Safety
American minister in Hawai'i, an admitted annexationist said he would land troops from USS Boston to protect American lives and property and did. John L. Stevens
Member of the Committee of (Public) Safety, president of the Hawaiian government Sanford B. Dole
U.S. president during the overthrow wanted to try and restore Lili`uokalani's power. He withdrew Annexation treaty, sent James H. Blount to investigate the overthrow of Hawaiian monarchy Grover Cleveland
former chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. President Cleveland sends him to investigate the overthrow of Hawaiian Monarchy James H. Blount
found that the U.S. minister Stevens conspired with others to overthrow the Hawaiian monarchy Blount Report
Sanford B. Dole declared himself president and announced the inauguration of the Republic of Hawaii July 4, 1894
U.S. President during Annexation of Hawaii to the U.S. William McKinley
group of Hawaiian anti-annexationists, submitted a petition to Congress with 21,269 signatures opposing annexation and petitions to the Republic of Hawaii Aloha `Aina
Queen Lili`uokalani arrested for treason, convicted of knowing of an attempted revolution to restore the monarchy. She denied any knowledge of revolution but was found guilty. January 16, 1895
Drew attention to the Hawaiian Islands' strategic position in the Pacific. Prompted President McKinley to send annexation treaty to Senate Spanish-American War, 1898
Hawaii was annexed to the United States through a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress, signed into law by President McKinley July 17, 1898
Arrested for treason on January 16, 1895, served 8 months of a 5 year sentence in a room on the 2nd floor in `Iolani palace. She was allowed 1 attendant during the day, no visitors, only reading material was her prayer book. Lili`uokalani's imprisonment
Hawaii was annexed to the United States. Sanford Dole appointed governor of Territory of Hawai`i, sovereignty of Hawai`i formally transferred the U.S. at `Iolani Palace August 12, 1898
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