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The first intrest in Hawawii
Missionary trips start to go to the Islands to spread Christianity
Hawaiian Population Drop The population of Hawaii dropped from 300,000 to an astonishing 40000 due to diseases
The King promised to put native Hawaiians back into power.
Reciprocity Treaty of 1875, trade agreement between the United States and Hawaii guaranteed a duty-free market for Hawaiian sugar in exchange for special economic privileges for the United States
Tensions Escalate The United States wanted the port of Pearl Harbor to renew the sugar treaty. But King Kalakaua refused to give up of any part of Hawaii.
The Bayonet Constitution was singed with the King of Hawaii at gun point it severely restricted his power and deprived most Hawaiians of the vote.
The King dies and his sister Liliuokalani was crowned Queen she was a Hawaiian nationalist who wanted to do away with the bayonet constitution
The Queen announces her plans to restore the monarchy
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