By 1875, the United States reigned the sugar plantation of Hawaii. Queen Lilioukalani felt that the United States too much power over the islands so by 1891, she made a constitution, increasing her power. Sanford Dole, a pineapple mogul, called for United States support. The military overthrew Lilioukalani, the last reigning monarch of Hawaii, and by 1898, Hawaii was annexed by the United State.

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Queen Lilioukalani, the last reigning monarch of Hawaii

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