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World Studies CP 20.4 Japanese Imperialism. Meiji Restoration  Dancing the fox trot  Listening to Jazz  Playing baseball  Adopting Western ideas in.

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1 World Studies CP 20.4 Japanese Imperialism

2 Meiji Restoration  Dancing the fox trot  Listening to Jazz  Playing baseball  Adopting Western ideas in industry, democracy and society  And Imperialism (colonies)

3 Japan reasons to expand  1) needed raw materials and new markets for its products  2) show Western nations how far Japan had advanced

4 Japan  Had long been interested in Korea  Sino-Japanese war ended 1895, but Japan still dominated the Korean government

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6 Manchuria

7 After Boxer Rebellion  Russian troops stayed in Manchuria  Russia forced China to lease them a railway line and a port  To Japan… it looked like the Russian would take over Manchuria

8 1902  Japan signed an alliance with Great Britain to protect interests in China, Manchuria, and Korea against a third party  The Anglo Japanese alliance meant prestige for Japan

9 Russo-Japanese War  Japan attacks Russia without declaring war. Damage fleet at Port Arthur  Japan overran Korea  Russian pull back after battle of Mukden  Japan defeats Russian Baltic fleet at Battle of Tsushima

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11 Treaty of Portsmouth  1905 Teddy Roosevelt  Portsmouth, New Hampshire  The Treaty eliminated Japan’s competition in Manchuria  Gave Japan respect  When Japan annexed Korea in no other imperialist powers protested

12 Problems with Modernization  Higher standard of living  Population increase, but lack of food  Emigration to Korea, Taiwan and Hawaii  At the time, the United States did not allow Asians, but let Europeans in (Japan doesn’t forget this)

13 Economic trouble  No raw materials  Not enough markets to sell its goods  Tariff laws against goods imported from Japan

14 Social tensions  Old ideas vs new  Old way and new idea of militarism  Labor Unions  Voting rights and democracy  Many felt the focus was away from traditional Japanese interests

15 Grow of Military  Militarism a point of view which military needs, values, and goals shape a nations lifestyle and domestic and internal policies  Military leaders taking a larger role in government

16 The Honor of the Military  Emperor was considered a God  The idea that death was the only way to l

17 Monroe Doctrine  Japanese “Monroe Doctrine” gave them powers in “Asia similar to those exercised by the United States  They wanted Manchuria like we wanted the rest of the west (manifest destiny)

18 20.4 Worksheet  Imperialism  Taking colonies for raw materials (economic) political and military goals

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20 Manchuria

21 Russia

22 Before Meiji Restoration  Keep WEST out  Remember the Samurai system  Emperor ruled with Dynamo  WAR like culture

23 Goal  To use the WEST as an example  To modernize Japan  To extend Japan's influence and control in response to the West

24 How did Japan become a world power  Defeated Russia and had American President Teddy Roosevelt  Industrialization all resources went to modernize Japan  Problems  Over population and not enough resources  Social tensions between the old and new ways

25 Growing of Military  As the Japan industries more and more goods were created for the army, therefore less and less goods were created for the consumer  Also, the government became less concerned with social problems and more concerned about military matters  Influence of social, economic and political developments

26 Think about it Japan was taking on the attitudes of Fascist movements in the world (that is why Germany and Japan were worked together to defeat communism and developed strong militaries) Japan was taking on the attitudes of Fascist movements in the world (that is why Germany and Japan were worked together to defeat communism and developed strong militaries)


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