Boarding School and Land Allotment Eras 1879-1933


White businessmen plan for annexation of Hawai’i

Congress passes a tariff that shrinks market advantages for Hawaiian sugar producers and, as a result, they plot to have the U.S. annex Hawai’i to secure an economic advantage for the sugar industry (Native Voices, “1890: Businessmen plan for annexation”).

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