Class Assignment (worth 10 points)

Point your internet browser to, then select "Videos." Enter into the search box "Hawaii's Last Queen" and watch Parts 4, 5, 6 & 7 (approximately 30 minutes total).

After watching the video "Hawai‘i's Last Queen," briefly tell the story of the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy and the annexation of Hawai‘i to the U.S.A. Be sure to include the following items in your narrative and underline each item the first time you use it. A decent narrative story would probably be about 500 words in length.


Lili‘uokalani   Committee of Safety
Lorrin Thurston U.S.S. Boston
John Stevens      annexationists
James Blount  royalists
Grover Cleveland  William McKinley