The Manchurian Crisis. 1929-1933. Guiding Questions. Why did Japan invade Manchuria? What was the response of the League of Nations to the Manchurian Crisis?. Background. The Russo-Japanese War Civil War in China The Hawley-Smoot Tariff The Japanese Economy Handling the Great Depression.
The Manchurian Crisis 1929-1933
Guiding Questions • Why did Japan invade Manchuria? • What was the response of the League of Nations to the Manchurian Crisis?
Background • The Russo-Japanese War • Civil War in China • The Hawley-Smoot Tariff • The Japanese Economy • Handling the Great Depression
The Manchurian Crisis • Why was Japan interested in Manchuria during the Great Depression? • The Kwantung Army • Colonel Seishiro Itagaki • Lt. Colonel Kanji Ishiwara Itagaki
The Manchurian Incident • The Plot • Staging the attack • September 18, 1931 • Occupying Mukden
The Mukden Crisis • Chinese Public Opinion • The Chinese Civil War • Mao Tse-tung • Chiang Kai Shek
The Manchurian Crisis • Turning to the League of Nations • October 1931 • The Response of the League of Nations • January 7, 1932 • The Stimson Doctrine
The Manchurian Crisis • January 14, 1932 • The Lytton Commission • Victor Bulwer of Lytton • Manchukuo • Emperor Puyi
The Manchurian Crisis • Spring 1932 • The results of the fact finding mission • October 1932 • Condemning Japan
The Manchurian Crisis • Hoover’s Response • The British Response • The Gold Standard • Sir John Simon (February 1933)
The Manchurian Crisis • What were the consequences of the Manchurian Crisis? • Breaking the Washington Naval Agreements • Gaining new resources