Race and Labor in Hawaii

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ASA 1 Week 3: Race and Labor in Hawaii
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Sovereignty, Annexation, Statehood 1778– First European Contact– James Cook 1887– Constitution– King Kalakaua Basically left the monarchy powerless. 1891– Queen Liliuokalani, “The Merrie Monarch” 1893– Overthrow 1894– “Republic of Hawaii” declared President Sanford B. Dole
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1898– Annexation 1959– Hawaii becomes a state. There continues to be a sovereignty movement– Haulani Kay Trask
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Sugar and Power 1855– First plantation, William Hooper. As early as 1846, pieces of land formerly owned by the king portioned off. Labor recruitment Did not recruit en masse from native population– died off. Between 1850-1920—Over 300,000 Asians came to the islands.
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HSPA Policy to recruit less educated people. ethnically diverse laboring class Muruyama, p. 28 Prevent organizing, control workers Muruyama, P. 32– Mention of Filipino strikers P. 33– Filipinos strike, others break the strike.
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course ASA 001 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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