Native Hawaiians Protested U.S. Annexation of Hawaii
Posted: September 11, 2016 Filed under: Articles, Day in History, Events, government, Teasers, U.S. History
Today in history — September 11, 1897 — Native Hawaiians initiated a petition drive against the U.S. annexation of Hawaii. Through October 2, 1897, 21,269 native Hawaiians, or the majority of the 39,000 on the census, signed the “Petition Against Annexation.”
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Native Hawaiians Petition Against U.S. Annexation