Drift To War<br />By Ivana<br />
Japan in the League of Nations<br />World War I<br />Expand empire, not trade.<br />Joined Allies  defeat Germany.<br />S...
Japan in The League of Nations (Post-WWI)<br />Proposed ‘editing’ the“racial equality clause”  Rejected by the US, Britai...
Foreign Problems<br />Versailles  Japan given German rights in Shandong & Germany’s Pacific Islands.<br />Wanted to imita...
Foreign Problems<br />“Stop claiming China!”<br />Exclusion Act: Forbidden to immigrate to the USA.<br />USA stopped tradi...
Domestic Problems<br />Population overgrowth.<br />Immigration cut off  problem.<br />Manufacturing & trade<br />More wor...
FRUSTRATION!!!!<br />
Abandon democracy.<br />Militarism.<br />Most politicians were in the military.<br />Removed non-military politicians.<br ...
Stronger military <br />+ hopelessness=<br />WAR<br />
Resources<br />“Empire And Imperial Democracy, 1918-1932”, About Japan,http://aboutjapan.japansociety.org/content.cfm/empi...
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  • - For territory
  • For territory Plagued every since the forced opening in the 1800s.
  • For territory Protests, stops buying american goods. to stop what japan is doing to china.
  • For territory Protests, stops buying american goods. to stop what japan is doing to china.
  • For territory Protests, stops buying american goods. to stop what japan is doing to china.
  • - For territory
  • For territory Protests, stops buying american goods. to stop what japan is doing to china.
  • Japan - Drift to War

    1. 1. Drift To War<br />By Ivana<br />
    2. 2. Japan in the League of Nations<br />World War I<br />Expand empire, not trade.<br />Joined Allies  defeat Germany.<br />Served material needs.<br />Occupied German territories.<br />Seized Shantung (Shandong) & western Pacific islands.<br />Forced China to sign a treaty “Twenty-One Demands” – January 1915.<br />Seized Manchuria in 1931. Had war against China in 1937.<br />
    3. 3. Japan in The League of Nations (Post-WWI)<br />Proposed ‘editing’ the“racial equality clause”  Rejected by the US, Britain & Australia.<br />Arrogance & racial discrimination.<br />Great Britain cut off the 20-year alliance with Japan.<br />Japan was ‘used’ to collect European empire.<br />Claims on China.<br />Aggression.<br />Clash with Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points.<br />Lack of respect towards Japan.<br />
    4. 4. Foreign Problems<br />Versailles  Japan given German rights in Shandong & Germany’s Pacific Islands.<br />Wanted to imitate Britain’s acts in India in China.<br />1937  war against China.<br />Bombed Shanghai for Japanese protection.<br />1933: Japan out of The League of Nations!<br />
    5. 5. Foreign Problems<br />“Stop claiming China!”<br />Exclusion Act: Forbidden to immigrate to the USA.<br />USA stopped trading with Japan.<br />Expansion to the south<br />Blocked by the US  Pearl Harbor, American bases in Luzon (Philippines).<br />
    6. 6. Domestic Problems<br />Population overgrowth.<br />Immigration cut off  problem.<br />Manufacturing & trade<br />More work & more trade.<br />Urbanization.<br />Rural life was hard.<br />Banking crisis 1927.<br />Depression 1929-1930 destroyed export industry.<br />
    7. 7. FRUSTRATION!!!!<br />
    8. 8. Abandon democracy.<br />Militarism.<br />Most politicians were in the military.<br />Removed non-military politicians.<br />Military in control of thegovernment.<br />Western influences = limited.<br />Japanese values (discipline, courage, obidience) =restored.<br />
    9. 9. Stronger military <br />+ hopelessness=<br />WAR<br />
    10. 10. Resources<br />“Empire And Imperial Democracy, 1918-1932”, About Japan,http://aboutjapan.japansociety.org/content.cfm/empire_and_imperial_democracy (Accessed 28 August 2010)<br />“World War II in Japan”, World War II History Info, http://www.worldwariihistory.info/in/Japan.html (Accessed 28 August 2010)<br />“Militarism and WW2”, Japan-Guide,http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2129.html (Accessed 28 August 2010)<br />Buchanan, Patrick J. (2010) “Why Did Japan Attack Us?”, The American Cause, http://www.theamericancause.org/patwhydidjapan.htm (Accessed 28 August 2010)<br />“World War I”,Country Studies, http://countrystudies.us/japan/29.htm (Accessed 28 August 2010)<br />“Japan and the World War I Era”, United States HISTORY, http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1110.html (Accessed 28 August 2010)<br />“Unit 3 Chapter 17: Modern Japan”, Global Insights, page 272-273.<br />
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