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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dole, Sanford Ballard, 1844- (search)
Dole, Sanford Ballard, 1844- Statesman; born in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23, 1844; son of American missionaries; educated at Oahu College, Hawaii, and Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.; was admitted to the bar in Boston, and returned to Honolulu to practise. He was a member of the Hawaii legislature in 1884 and 1886; became active in the reform movement of 1887; was judge of the Supreme Court of Hawaii in 1887-93; was chosen chief of the provisional government in 1893, and in the following year was elected president under the constitution of the newly formed republic for the period of seven years. He was an active promoter of the movement for Sanford Ballard Dole. the annexation of Hawaii to the United States, and after the act was completed (1898) he was appointed governor of the Territory of Hawaii.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, (search)
ignty of whatsoever kind in and over the Hawaiian Islands and their dependencies; and it is agreed that all the territory of and appertaining to the republic of Hawaii is hereby annexed to the United States of America under the name of the Territory of Hawaii. Art. 2. The republic of Hawaii also cedes and hereby transfers to the United States the absolute fee and ownership of all public, government, or crown lands, public buildings or edifices, ports, harbors, military equipments, and all otiian Islands. Art. 6. The President shall appoint five commissioners, at least two of whom shall be residents of the Hawaiian Islands, who shall as soon as reasonable and practicable recommend to Congress such legislation concerning the Territory of Hawaii as they shall deem necessary or proper. Art. 7. This treaty shall be ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, on the one part, and by the President of the republic of Hawaii, by a
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hawaii, (search)
oclaimed and a constitution adopted......July 4, 1894 [Sanford B. Dole, elected president for the term 1894-1900.] Ex-Queen Liliuokalani renounces her right to the throne of Hawaii......June 30, 1895 Treaty between the United States and Hawaii providing for annexation......June 16, 1897 [Ratified by Hawaii, Sept. 14, 1897.] President Dole, of Hawaii, arrives in Washington as the guest of the United States......Jan. 26, 1898 Joint resolution for annexation of Hawaii passed......June 17, 1898 President McKinley approves the joint resolution annexing the Hawaiian Islands......July 7, 1898 Transfer of sovereignty......Aug. 12, 1898 Prince Kaiulani dies at Honolulu......March 6, 1899 Act providing a government for the Territory of Hawaii, to take effect June 14, 1900, approved......April 30, 1900 Governor Dole inaugurated......June 14, 1900 Wilcox elected Territorial representative in the United States House of Representatives......November, 1900 Idaho