Why and how did the Hawaiian Islands become a territory of the United States?

The article, Queens Ransom, by Paul Rutz analyzes the overthrow of QueenLiliuokalani and how Hawaii became a territory of the United States.
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Thesis-Based Argumentative Essay Write a standard five-paragraph essay with the following: 
Why andhow did the Hawaiian Islands become a territory of the United States?

1. An introduction
2. A thesis statement (UNDERLINE YOUR THESIS STATEMENT)
3. Supporting paragraphs utilizing specific examples andevidence from the required readings.
4. A conclusion reiterating your thesis (please paraphraseyour thesis, do not just copy and paste your thesis from the introductoryparagraph) and main points.
 
All the questions can be answered with the required readings, sono outside research is necessary if you complete the module activities. If youchoose to utilize outside research, it must be cited appropriately withparenthetical citations and works cited listing all sources utilized in youranswer.