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Japan Modernizes. Structure. Shoguns- military dictators Daimyo help shoguns control. http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/rise_fall_canton_04/cw_gal_02_thumb.html. Tokugawa Period. * Feudalism returns * Closed Japan * Forbade overseas travel

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Japan modernizes

Japan Modernizes


Structure

Structure

Shoguns- military dictators

Daimyo help shoguns control

http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/rise_fall_canton_04/cw_gal_02_thumb.html


Tokugawa period

Tokugawa Period

* Feudalism returns

* Closed Japan

* Forbade overseas

travel

* Nagasaki- only Dutch allowed limited trade

http://www.japanirelandtravel.ie/download/1/Tokugawa-Period.jpg


Development strains society

Development Strains Society

* Daimyo wealth in land, need $ in commercial society, samurai too

* Merchants- bottom of society

* Peasants- heavy taxes


External pressure

External Pressure

http://www.history.navy.mil/pics/perry_mc_front.jpg


Japan modernizes

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Japan modernizes

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http://www.tailordave.com/images/Stories/5/2.jpg

I remember the Chinese losing to the British.

I don’t want that to happen!

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/images/august07/Shogun3.jpg


Commodore matthew perry

Commodore Matthew Perry

  • July 1853 sails into Tokyo on Pres. Fillmore’s order

  • Demands Japan open diplomatic & commercial exchange

http://mysite.du.edu/~ttyler/ploughboy/perryphoto.jpg


What to do

What to do?

http://aboutjapan.japansociety.org/resources/category/1/6/2/6/images/BE060529.jpg


Treaty of kanagawa 1854

Treaty of Kanagawa, 1854

  • Open two ports to Americans

  • U.S. later wins other rights

    • Extraterritoriality

    • Low taxes on U.S. imports

    • Euro soon follow too

  • Japanese humiliated

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/treaty_of_kanagawa/treaty_images.html


Japan modernizes

http://alumni.ox.compsoc.net/~gemini/simons/historyweb/meiji-resto.html


Review copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor

Q: What problems weakened shogun rule in Japan mid-1800s?

Q: What caused Japan to end over 200 years of seclusion?

Review: Copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor.


Review copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor1

Q: What problems weakened shogun rule in Japan mid-1800s?

Q: What caused Japan to end over 200 years of seclusion?

A: Financial hardship, social resentment, taxes, corruption

A: A display of power by the U.S.

Review: Copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor.


Daimyo samurai lead revolt

Daimyo & samurai lead revolt

http://media.photobucket.com/image/tokugawa%20%20daimyo/opiepippo/samurai.jpg


Emperor mutshito meiji

Emperor Mutshito- “Meiji”

  • 1868- 1912

    • Meiji Restoration

  • “A rich country, a strong military”

  • Study Western ways, adopt to Japan

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Meiji


Modern govt

Modern Govt

  • 1889- Meiji Const.

  • Emperor- abs pwr

  • Diet- Legislature

    • Elected house

    • House appointed by emperor

  • Lmtd voting

  • End samurai- all men subject to military

http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/throwing_off_asia_01/toa_essay02.html


Industrialization

Industrialization

  • Modernize

  • Gov build factory & sell to wealthy to develop

  • Zaibatsu- banking/industry families

  • Pop grows, cities too

  • Homogenous society emerges


Sino japanese war

Sino- Japanese War

1894

  • China- more resources

  • Japan- modernized

  • Japan wins

    • Gets control of Taiwan from China

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War


Korea in the middle

Korea in the Middle

  • Tributary state (independent, but acknowledges supremacy of stronger state-China)

  • Japan eyes Korea

    • Forces K to open ports to Japan

http://www.worldtimelines.org.uk/resources/assets//M/ms_korea_4776.gif


Russo japanese war

Russo- Japanese War

http://www.shs.d211.org/socialstudies/faculty/hxm/Russo_japanese_cartoons%5B1%5D.jpg


Russo japanese war 1904

Russo-Japanese War, 1904

  • Japan defeats Russians in Manchuria

  • Asian beats Euro!

http://www.warchat.org/pictures/russo-japanese_war.jpg


Japan modernizes

This political cartoon, intended for foreign distribution, was published by Japan a month after the start of the war. Entitled "A Humorous Diplomatic Atlas of Europe and Asia," it depicts Russia as a "black octopus."

http://www.bigredhair.com/boilerplate/soldier/bp.octopus.tn.jpg


Treaty of portsmouth

Treaty of Portsmouth

  • Japan controls Korea & Manchuria

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Portsmouth


Japan rules korea

Japan Rules Korea

  • Protectorate – annex

  • Developed

  • Harsh rule

  • Protest/nationalist mvmt

    • March First Movement (est. 1919)

  • Early 1900s- Japan dominates Asia


Review copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor2

Q: List three ways in which Japan modernized. Explain how each of these actions helped strengthen Japan so it could resist Western pressure.

Review: Copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor.


Review copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor3

A1: Japan est a Western-style govt

This strengthened the military

Q: List three ways in which Japan modernized. Explain how each of these actions helped strengthen Japan so it could resist Western pressure.

Review: Copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor.


Review copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor4

A2: Japan built modern factories

This boosted the economy

Q: List three ways in which Japan modernized. Explain how each of these actions helped strengthen Japan so it could resist Western pressure.

Review: Copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor.


Review copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor5

A3: Japan ended legal distinctions among classes

This allowed more people to work toward nation-building

Q: List three ways in which Japan modernized. Explain how each of these actions helped strengthen Japan so it could resist Western pressure.

Review: Copy the question and discuss the answer with a neighbor.


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