J A P A N FROM ISOLATION TO ADAPTATION
RECENT PERIODS IN JAPANESE HISTORY 1500-1603 1603-1868 1868-1912 1912-2000 Now 1500 - 1603 - 250 warring lords controlled Japan 1603 - 1868 - EDO PERIOD: Isolation Japan entered a long period of relative peace and development and tried to isolate itself from the world. 1868 - 1912 - MEIJI PERIOD: Adaptation and Modernization Japan rapidly adapted and modernized using ideas collected from around the world. 1912 – 2000 - MODERN PERIOD Japan modernized. 2000 - NOW Japan is an influential world leader.
EDO PERIOD: ISOLATION Japan had an isolation policy during the 1600s, 1700s, and 1800s. This meant that they had no relationships with other countries.
MEIJI PERIOD: ADAPTATION Japan used the British navy as the model for their navy. Japan used the German army as the model for their army. Japan established free education for everyone and a six-year program for boys and girls, modeled on France’s system New universities were founded and modeled after those in the United States.
UNIT 3 JAPANFrom Isolation to Adaptation Chapter 12 Shaping a Unique Worldview Chapter 13 Japan Under the Shogun Chapter 14 Edo Japan: A Closed Society Chapter 15 Contact and Change in Meiji Japan Chapter 16 Return to Roots