• anonymous
How did the United States acquire Hawaii? A. The United States bombed Hawaii's biggest island and took over the entire territory. B. The United States established a trade relationship with Hawaii, exchanging oil for sugar. C. The United States forced the Hawaiian queen to sign away her power. D. The United States threatened to tax imported Hawaiian sugar.
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  • anonymous
I'm sure it's C. The short answer is that it was an illegal overthrow backed by the US government. Queen Liliuokalani did not want to see her peoples' blood shed & did not fight back. Here is a link if you want to read more about the history.
  • razor99
its c

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