Lecture02-12 - American Colonialism o 1770s-1830s Arrival...

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American Colonialism o 1770s-1830s: Arrival of American merchants/missionaries o Destruction of Hawaiian customs and values o Establishment f capitalistic values o Decimation of the Hawaiian people o Sought to transplant/displace tribal cultures with American dominant ones. End result was ratification of Hawaiian customs and traditions, replacing with industrial capitalistic ones.1 o Private property: 1835: William Hooper – sugar plantations 1848: Mahele o Americans establish private ownership of land 1850: Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society o Recruitment of contract laborers o Diversity the workforce o Chinese contract labors resisted to great degree Labor recruiters south men and women Immigrants were encourage to establish families o Laborers were ethnically segregated Immigrants were encouraged to transplant cultural traditions. 1900s: Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association o Created an job structure based on race o Planter’s divide and control strategy
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course AAS 033A taught by Professor Ehabal during the Spring '08 term at San Jose State.

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Lecture02-12 - American Colonialism o 1770s-1830s Arrival...

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