The Coup in Hawai'i
Today is the 115th anniversary of the takeover of the Hawai'i Islands by American trading interests, overthrowing the native kingdom. America already had a long history of violent and genocidal imperialist annexation ("Manifest Destiny") on the mainland. The coup in Honolulu was a logical, if long, step into the Pacific.
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