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1. Queen Liliuokalani was the first and only reigning Hawaiian queen. Imperialism is the policy by which stronger nations extend their economic, political or military control over weaker nations. William Seward was the Secretary of State under presidents Lincoln and Andrew Johnson he purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867. Pearl Harbor was the Hawaiian port granted by 1887 treaty to the United States for use as a refueling station for U.S. ships. They connect and are important because when Queen Liliuokalani was queen the U.S. started following imperialism and kind of took over Hawaii. Hawaiians were forced to agree to the treaty of 1887. Which allowed the U.S. to have Pearl Harbor. William Seward was provoking imperialism. 2. Cultural interests

Cultural interests
Economic interests
Economic interests
Military interests
Military interests
Why Americans support imperialism
Why Americans support imperialism

3. William Seward contributed to U.S. expansion by convincing the senate to buy Alaska from Russia for $7.2-million. 4. Planters staged a revolt because Queen Liliuokalani believed that American planters had too much influence, she moved to limit their power. Around the same time, U.S. trade laws changed to favor sugar grown in the United States. Planters with the help of U.S. Marines, they overthrew the queen and set up their own government. They then asked to be annexed by the United States. 5. The purchase of Alaska was farsighted because in the end the United States had acquired a land rich in timber, minerals and, as it turned out, oil. 6. If President Cleveland’s wishes had been respected by the subsequent U.S. administration then Hawaii wouldn’t have been a state and there wouldn’t have been a bombing at Pearl Harbor during the world war. 7. The United states have overthrew the queen and taken control for themselves. The Hawaiians are rebelling bet we can’t stand against them and now we are being forced to join the United...
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