Japanese occupation of Korea
                                 1895

Signing of the                                        ...
1904-1905                                1910

Russo-Japanese War
                             • Korea was annexed to the
...
1917                                          1919

• Proclamation of the Declaration of       • A strong anti-japan feeli...
1931-1934
          1926                 • With little
                               resistance, Japan
                  ...
1937

Battle of                                                              Nanjing
Shanghai                             ...
1938                                     1940-1942

Japan takes up the
                            •In order to avoid the ...
Map of the Japanese Empire
Little Boy
        1942

• Allies surrender in
Singapore.
•The Japanese began a
policy of repression
against Chinese, Indi...
1945

                                    •Defeat of Japan
•The Soviet Union declares
war on Japan.                       ...
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  1. 1. Japanese occupation of Korea 1895 Signing of the Assassination Treaty of of Queen Min Shimonoseki to by the stop the Chinese- Japanese war. Japanese in Korea •The Treaty of Shimonoseki was •Myeonseong, known as Queen Min signed on April 17, 1895. was the last empress of Korea. • Main consequences: • Established foreign relations with Russia and China to prevent the Japanese from - Japanese sovereignty over taking over Korea. Taiwan. - Japanese protectorate over •She was killed by the Japanese on 1895, which received many criticisms. Korea.
  2. 2. 1904-1905 1910 Russo-Japanese War • Korea was annexed to the Japanese Empire in 1910 with the Taft-Katsura Covenant. • Extinction of the Joseon Dynasty. 1907 • The Emperor Kojong of Korea, refused to sign the agreement that gave the power over the Korean protectorate to Japan, and abdicated. • He was succeeded by his son Sunjong more manipunable.
  3. 3. 1917 1919 • Proclamation of the Declaration of • A strong anti-japan feeling appeared. Independence of Korea by a group of patriots in Manchuria. •Prohibition of publication of magazines • March 11: peaceful independence and newspapers, meetings and movement sated with bloodshed. associations of any kind in Korea by the Japanese government. • April 11: Korean government was • Obligation to carry sword and uniform established in exile in Shanghai. for all staff. Kim Yeongnang
  4. 4. 1931-1934 1926 • With little resistance, Japan conquered Manchuria in • Death of Emperor Sunjong. 1931. • Demonstrations in favor of •The Japanese stated independence in Seoul. that this conquest was a liberation from Chinese in Manchuria. They did Emperor Pu Yi so to appease anti- Japanese sentiment and 1929 mislead the international media. •In 1934, former Chinese • Violent anti-Japanese emperor Pu Yi became student movements emperor of Manchukuo (Manchuria). However, the power over Manchuria actually fell on the Japanese government.
  5. 5. 1937 Battle of Nanjing Shanghai Slaughter •This battle was the first serious •After the capture of Shanghai, Japanese attempt to stop the advance of troops headed to Nanjing, which was also conquered. Japanese troops in China. • Main consequences: • Nanjing witnessed countless atrocities by the Japanese army. - Strong Chinese military Rape, looting, executions ... Chinese casualties civilians were killed regardless of sex or age. - Post slaughter of Nanking •The magnitude of this disaster is still under discussion between China and Japan.
  6. 6. 1938 1940-1942 Japan takes up the •In order to avoid the U.S. supply to China, Japan entire coast of decided to invade French Indochina. China, and controls its five largest cities. • Taking advantage of French weakness, Japan signed a treaty with that country which allowed the presence of a number of Japanese soldiers in the territory. 1940 •The treaty was violated by the Japanese, and so •Promulgation of the began the fighting. The victory went to Japan. decree that forced Koreans to Japanize 1941 their names. • Ban Korean Japan attacks Pearl newspapers publish Harbour “Tonga Ibo” and “Choson Ibo”.
  7. 7. Map of the Japanese Empire
  8. 8. Little Boy 1942 • Allies surrender in Singapore. •The Japanese began a policy of repression against Chinese, Indians and Malays. •On August 9, a second bomb, Fatman, fell on Nagasaki. 1945 •On 6 August, the flying fortress Enola Gay dropped the Little Boy on Hiroshima. Fatman
  9. 9. 1945 •Defeat of Japan •The Soviet Union declares war on Japan. •Korea's division into two zones along the 38th •Invasion of Soviet troops in parallel and occupation of Korea both by Soviet and •End of World War II American. 1948 •Syngman Rhee was elected president of the First Republic, the only state recognized by the UN. Syngman Rhee

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