TITLE

Royal Visit

AUTHOR(S)
Kreiser, Christine M.
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
American History;Feb2013, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a state dinner hosted by U.S. President Ulysses Grant in December 1874 for David Kalakaua, the king of Hawaii. According to the article, the purpose of Kalakaua's visit focused on a duty free trade agreement aimed at Hawaii exporting sugar to the U.S. The article details how the treaty contributed to the annexation of Hawaii by the U.S., and provided statistics related to the state dinner's attendees and costs.
ACCESSION #
83714313

 

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