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16 Oct 2017
Captain James cook visited the islands of Hawaii. This brought the attention of Hawaii to the outside world.
King Kalakaua signed the bayonet constitution. This restricted the kinds power.
Sanford B. Dole became president of the new Republic of Hawaii
John Hay proposed the open door policy to give all nations equal trading rights to china.
Russo-Japanese War broke out
An Antiforeigner group, called the boxers, laid siege to the capital of Beijing, known as the Boxer Rebellion
A treaty was signed to allow sugar from hawaii to enter the U.S. tax free
King Kalakaua died, His sister Liliuokalani became queen and wanted to restore monarchy
Hawaii became the 50th state in the U.S.
U.S. congress approved the annexation of Hawaii
The British forced China to open 5 ports to british trade.
Japanese leaders signed a treaty to open Japan to trade with the U.S. to modernize their navy.
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