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Agenda BW – Pick up Notes sheet, answer the BW question CW 1 – Video notes CW 2 – Imperialism in Japan notes HW – Compare imperialism in Japan and one other place in the world (India, Africa or China) Quote of the Day “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” - Mother Teresa
EQ: How was Japan’s imperialist experience unique?
In 1854, Commodore Matthew Perry and four U.S. warships arrived in previously isolated Japan. Commodore Matthew Perry
Perry forced open Japan, and started trade between Japan and the West, ending Japanese isolation.
In response, the Japanese restored Emperor Meiji to power, bringing change to Japan. Overthrown Tokugawa shogunate Emperor Meiji
This period was called the Meiji Restoration, which was a movement toward modernization.
Prompted in part because Japan feared being colonized by the West.
To modernize Japan, leaders of the Meiji government studied Western institutions and technology.
The Meiji Restoration resulted in the modernization of industry and military, which led to the rise of Japan as an imperialistic nation.