The US began arriving at Hawaii with some frequency bringing graders and missionaries
Americans gained control over Hawais land and economy. Kalakana became king.
Bayonet constitution is the constitution of the kingdom of Hawaii. The document returned Kings authority to that of a president.
More and more Americans came to the island. Investors in the sugar industry began increasing their control. Queen Lili wanted to remove the control by getting rid of the B.C. Therefore the American businessmen overthrew her mharch.The business men wanted to be annexed to become a part of of the US. However, president Cleverland does not support an annexation.
Pressident William Mc Kinley signed a joint resolution annexing the island.
Hawaii remaind a territory until granted statehood