Liliuokalani was the last monarch of Hawaii before it became part of the United States. She resisted the United States’ efforts to annex her country, but eventually lost.
Coup: attempt to overthrow a leader, usually through force
Pardon: when someone is forgiven by the government
Questions and Answers
Question: What was Liliuokalani’s childhood like?
Answer: She was the daughter of very important people. She attended a boarding school from age four to age ten, when the school was closed because of a measles epidemic that killed 10,000 people, including her sister.
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