Summary Of Queen Liuokalani's Letter Of Protest To Hawaii

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One very strong piece of writing,”Queen Liliuokalani’s letter of protest to McKinley,” written by Queen Liliuokalani herself, is a letter protesting how her and her fellow Hawaiians should have an ability to vote on the regards of Hawaii’s independence. This letter was written in July of 1897. Back then, Hawaii was not part of the United States. The purpose of this writing was to change the treaty sent to the US. In her letter, Queen Liliuokalani discusses how in eight months she would “give” the Hawaiian islands to the United States with a treaty. Later on, she attempted to revoke this treaty by sending this letter. One of the main points of this text is,”Its power comes from the so-called Committee of Public Safety, organized on or about

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