Overthrowing a Kingdom | Hawaii

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Hawaii went from a kingdom, to a republic, to a state in under 200 years. Unlike previous conquests, the series of events that lead to annexation is far more confusing than you might imagine.

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Thanks to TierZoo for explaining the mongoose:

Vowell, S. (2011). Unfamiliar Fishes. New York: Riverhead Books.
[This is my primary source for this video and by far my favorite history book, I can’t recommend it enough]

Kamehameha the Great – I: The Lonely One – Extra History – Extra Credits – https://youtu.be/yIfgic6W09Y
Kamehameha the Great – II: Law of the Splintered Paddle – Extra History – Extra Credits – https://youtu.be/lY8c8jDPSgE


Video Credits –
Drunk History – James Cook Returns to Hawaii – Comedy Central – https://youtu.be/7da0LxBwqU4
Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 9: “Battle of the Bastards” (2017)
300 (2006)
2017-Merrie Monarch Festival Hi-lites – Merrie Monarch Festival – https://youtu.be/MFFQ18eZuuo

Photo Credits –

Music Credits –
“Furious Freak” and “Daily Beetle (Edited)” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Intro and Channel Art by PoetheWonderCat

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