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The Meiji Restoration
Photograph Interpretation / Compare and Contrast
AIM:To understand the transition from feudal to modern Japan.
Do Now:Explain how these images show a change in Japanese society.
Geography of Japan
What geographic features allowed Japan to stay isolated from the world?
Surrounded by the sea
4 main islands
Ring of Fire
Himeji Castle: Built in 1600s
Ronin – those samurai without masters
Ninja – a warrior trained to use unorthodox fighting methods (assassination, espionage, martial arts)
Farmers, Peasants, Merchants, etc.
Samurai – lived by Bushido, the “way of the warrior” (chivalric code)
The Last Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu
Reasons for the fall:
Emperor Mutsuhito, Meiji.
The arrival of the West worried the native Japanese.
People of all classes appealed to the ________ for support.
They used the slogan sonno joi “Revere the ________, expel the barbarians.”
1. What are the similarities and differences between the two men?
2. What adjectives would you use to describe each ruler?
Emperor Mutsuhito, Meiji.
The Shogunate was defeated and a new emperor named
This period is known as the Meiji
Restoration– Meiji meaning ______________.
Over the next generation the whole society and its institutions were transformed to serve the needs of _____________.
Changes During The Meiji Restoration
Out with the old,
in with the new!
Hiking Through The West, 1870
How does this image show a change in the way
the Japanese view the West?
Japan began using Western ____________ which allowed the Japanese to fully ______________ in less than 50 years. By the end of the Meiji Restoration, the Japanese no longer feared that they would be _____________. Rather, they set out to practice imperialism themselves to obtain power and ________ __________. Japan was quickly emerging as a world-class power using western technology and methods while still maintaining its ___________ _________ values.
This period was known as the _____ _____________.