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10.1 Notes. Japan Modernizes. Standard and Objectives. Objective- To understand how Japan became a modern Industrial power and how it turned to Imperialism Standards-10.4.1 Describe the rise of industrial economies and their link to imperialism and colonialism

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standard and objectives
Standard and Objectives
  • Objective- To understand how Japan became a modern Industrial power and how it turned to Imperialism
  • Standards-10.4.1 Describe the rise of industrial economies and their link to imperialism and colonialism
  • 10.4.2 Describe the locations of colonial rule for nations such as England, …Japan…
i tokugawa japan
I. Tokugawa Japan
  • Shoguns- supreme military dictators who ruled Japan
  • Tokugawa- family of shoguns who ruled Japan
    • Restored feudalism
    • Closed Japan to foreigners
    • Stifled Japan’s economy and growth
question 1
Question 1
  • Why was there discontent in Tokugawa Japan?
ii japan opens up
II. Japan Opens Up
  • In 1853 U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry, sailed into Tokyo Bay with a letter from Pres. Fillmore demanding Japan open its ports to trade
  • Japan was forced to accept unequal treaties with the U.S
  • Discontent in Japan boiled over with foreign pressure
iii japan modernizes
III. Japan Modernizes
  • Meiji Restoration- Japan overthrows the shogun and restores the emperor
  • Japan reorganized their government
    • Strong central government
    • Diet- Japanese legislature
    • Ended feudalism and special privilege for Samurai
  • Japan adapts Western technology and industrializes
  • Japan modernized with amazing speed
question 2
Question 2
  • How did Japan react to unequal treaties?
iv japan s military strength
IV. Japan’s Military Strength
  • Due to Japan’s industrialization it needed natural resources
  • Japan fought and won two wars Russo-Japanese and Sino-Japanese War
    • Japan won control of Korea and repressed the Koreans
  • This showed Japan as a world power
  • Japan was able to revoke the unequal treaties
question iii
Question III
  • How did industrialization lead to imperialism for Japan?
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