I’ve been wondering about Hawaii’s history … need to find a book about. This reminds me of Puerto Rico’s history … all of this was done tp PR without the “benefit” of statehood …. Bad, bad USA!!
Time for the history lesson you all dread…..but buck up and read on…….
We Americans all know that Hawaii is our 50th state…..but if you do not live within its borders….what do you actually know about our newest state?
We are taught about such evens as the Alamo or Valley Forge or the Gold Rush…..but what are we taught about Hawaii? Basically, it is our 50th state…..period.
My guess is not much more than…… they have great beaches, an active volcano and grow pineapples……did I come close?
As usual with our history there is always so much more…… did you know……..
The truth is that each and every step along Hawaii’s path from sovereign and independent nation, to annexed territory, to state, was done in violation of laws and treaties then in effect, without regard to the wishes of the Hawaiian people. Many people, including President Grover Cleveland, opposed the…
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