History of Hawaii Essay | Essay

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Hawaiian History: Events That Led Hawaii's Attendance in World War I

Summary: A brief description on the key events that triggered Hawaii into joining the World War I theatre.
Even with Hawaii being on the opposite side of Europe where World War I was held from 1914-1918, it affected the people of Hawaii significantly. When the Zimmerman note, a document concealing the hidden alliance between Mexico and Germany, was deciphered on March 1, 1917, America joined its allies in the war efforts in the battle against the Kaiser of Germany. Subsequent to America's stand-in, a series of events triggered Hawaii's decision in becoming active in the war.

During the war, there was a great resistance on German ships in Pearl Harbor on Hawaii. On March 8, 1917, headlines read "Teuton Steamers not to be moved" to maintain a security in Pearl Harbor, only able to leave after leaving a $500,000 bond. This prevented a possible takeover of the harbor by the Germans.

As America became more involved in the war, membership in the National Guard in Hawaii greatly rose. On March 12 of...

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