Understanding Source, Bias & Perspective

Directions: Please answer these questions as a group for the specific reading that you have been assigned.

  1. What is the important event being described in the reading?
  2. When did this event occur?
  3. Who were the important people involved? (list the top three in order of importance)
  4. What factors influenced the decisions made by the key players?
  5. Why is this event significant in Hawaiian history?

Extra Credit: Try to guess the background of the author: