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Unformatted text preview: Feb 19, 2008 I. Early Foreign Policy I I. Changes that led to policy shift I I I.Hawaii a. The United States was very interested in the Pacific for multiple reasons i. To be able to trade with China ii. Have a safe harbor across the Pacific Ocean b. Starts to work out a deal with Hawaii, a independent kingdom c. Allows Hawaiian sugar to come into the United States tax free d. The US would protect Hawaii e. The US would be able to keep ships in harbor f. In the 1880s the US wanted exclusive rights of pearl harbor g. American settlers would go to Hawaii and begin own sugar plantation h. Put Hawaiian natives to work on plantations i. King of Hawaii really doesn’t have a problem with this j. By the end of the 1880s the US started taxing sugar out of Hawaii k. In the early 1890s the king died, his sister took over and was not happy with the situation l. She was not happy with the American plantation owners taking advantage of the Hawaiian natives m. She was married to an a plantation owner n. The plantation owners try to revolt send a vague letter to the United...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course HIST 2057 taught by Professor Rand during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
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