11 Act 3 – Changing the Constitution Queen lilioukalani tours her kingdomHer people tell her they want a new constitution
12 Act 3 – Changing the Constitution Queen lilioukalani deciding to make it her priority to change the constitutionAction:Words:
13 Queen Lili wants to action Words: End property qualifications to allow Hawaiians to vote.Get her power back.actionWords:
14 Foreigners hear that Queen Lilioukalani wants to change constitution, they form the “Committee of Safety”Action:words
15 Goal of the “Committee of Safety” To overthrow the QueenGet annexation to America(need to explain what is annexation??)
16 Act 4 – Planned overthrow Foreigners start their planned overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom by asking U.S. Minister Stevens to land troops in HawaiiAction:Text / voice over “Because Minister Stevens is working for the U.S., this directly implicates the U.S.
17 Act 5 – Queen Lilioukalani response The Queen tells her cabinet that she wants to change the constitution.Cabinet refuses because of fear of foreign uprising
28 Queen gives up peacefully because she does not want bloodshed.
29 Queen’s trusted confidant: “ We have enough people to defeat thisQueen: we may win this battle, but may lose the war. Ultimately, it is not worth Hawaiian blood being split and lose of life.
30 Location: StudioQueen Lilioukalani“I surrender to the power and might of the United States knowing that the good nation of America, once they have all the evidence, will right the wrongs.”
31 Act 7 – New Government (a few weeks later after Queen’s speech) Text: “Sanford Dole was chosen to be leader of the new provisional government in Hawaii set up by the foreigners.”
32 Sanford Dole sends ‘contingent of colleagues to America to convince America that the annexation of Hawaii would be good.
33 U.S. President Cleveland, a friend of the queen, and senses that something is not right. Pres. Cleveland sends James Blount to investigate the overthrow.
34 James Blunt does afair investigation by interviewing the foreigners and the queens’ supporters.
35 James Blount finds that: the overthrow is illegal,that the U.S. was wrong to helpAnd that the queen’s power should be reinstated.
36 President Cleveland agrees with the Blunt report and tells the provisional governent and it’s leader, Sanford Dole, to reinstate the Queen to her rightful duty.
37 Sansford Dole does not comply, refuses Pres Sansford Dole does not comply, refuses Pres. Cleveland’s order based on the fact that hawaii is not part of AmericanAction: messenger with post it note on his head.“We’re not part of America, so you can’t tell us what to do.”
38 Blout secretly goes to confidant “I have a plan. The longest a U.S. president can be in power for only 8 years. We just have wait until we have a president who is willing to say yes to annexation.”Do the Dr. Evil’s laugh from Austin Powers
39 Text: a few years later, McKinley became the new president of U. S Text: a few years later, McKinley became the new president of U.S. He readily accepted annexation with Hawaii.