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042312 world wwii japan 50m

  1. 1. RIGHT CORNER >: 1) Write: Name: _, Period: _,Date: 04/23/12, Topic: WWII JapanLEFT CORNER <: Write “Opener #26” and then:1) Write 1 high+1 low in last 24 hours2) Rate your comprehension for thisweek’s material so far: lost<1-5>easy3) Respond to the Opener by writingat least 1 sentences about:Your opinions/thoughts OR/ANDQuestions sparked by the clip OR/ANDSummary of the clip OR/ANDAnnouncements: None
  2. 2. Opener # Misc Notes Name2)Hi & Lo…………………………………………. Period2) # Rating Past Understanding……………… Date3) Opinion, Question or Summary…………… TopicNavigation NotesSection Notes HereTitles:Notes orActiv #A Activity Write Ups“Title” + SOMETIMES SIGNATURES + STAMPSMemoryCues +QuestionsREFLECTION #: CLOSER HERE
  3. 3. Opener 1 Permission Slip Due Fri Bruce Lee2)Hi-talked with friends, Lo-Feeling tired Period 22) 23) Why was Japan’s military modernization 8/25/12turn out better than China’s? Asian ImperialismNotes #1a Meiji Emperor more symbol than powerMeiji Young, handsome, wore Western clothesEmperorActiv #1a 1) 3 because tradition is importantDebate 2) 5 because survival is most importantActiv #1b 1) The reason students returned was nationalism.Reading 2) I think people are more individualistic today.Military #1Ruso War?Reflection #1: Closing your country to threats can weaken you.
  4. 4. Agenda1) Japanese ImperialismWhat you will be able to do:1) Why did Japan becomeaggressive post WWI?Reminder1) Review class notes
  5. 5. Review3 Japanese Emperors1) Meiji - Reformer2) Taisho - Democracy3) Hirohito - Militarism
  6. 6. Review1) Meiji Restoration (1868-1912): Ppl ashamed of their weakness to the West, overthrow shogun and place emperor in power. (Emperor Mutsuhitito takes name of Meiji Emperor “Enlightened”)2) Fokoku Kyohei: Emperor’s command for the country: “Rich country, Strong Military”
  7. 7. 3) Meiji Reforms:a) Send Observers/Students: To all western countries to learn and copyb) Hire Western Experts: Goal of having them teach Japanese, then send experts away and have Japanese teach Japanesec) Copied German Gov + Constitution: Treat people equally, strong rule of law, but emperor in total control (like the German Kaiser)d) Modernized Economy: Set up mail, railroads, telegraphs, banks, schools/colleges (esp. tech)e) Gov Targeted Investments: Gov spent tax money to create biz in key areas, sell off laterf) Modern Military: With strong economy, buy western weapons
  8. 8. 4) Opening of Korea (1876): Japan opens Korea the way Perry opened Japan5) 1st Sino-Japanese War (1894-95): Fighting for influence of Korea, Japan wins Taiwan and Chinese ports near Taiwan (accelerates fall of Qing Empire)
  9. 9. 6) Russo-Japanese War (1904-05): Fighting for influence of Korea, Japan wins Korea and parts of Manchuria, wipes out entire Russian fleet (1st Asian nation to defeat European in modern times, accelerates fall of the czar)
  10. 10. Notes #26a, Title: “Japanese Militarism Notes”1) Taisho Democracy (1920s): Jap. becomes democratic monarchy. Elected diet (legislature) holds power.2) Political Corruption: Giant companies (zaibatsus) bought influence over politicians3) Economic Conflict: Industrialization sparked labor conflict over wages (Communism rises)
  11. 11. 1920s American Culture: US made $, lost few ppl in WWI, US culture dominated the world: jazz+swing music, sexualized lifestyle, more individualityMobo/Moga (Modern Boy/Modern Girl): Young Japanese rebel against traditional culture + adopt Western ways. Conservatives argued Western idea weakening Jap. obedience.4) National Crisis:a) Increasing govt corruption + labor conflictb) 1923: Tokyo Earthquakec) 1929: US/Global Great Depression
  12. 12. 5) Ultranationalists: Rise to power with belief that strong gov (military gov) needed to restore national power + restore Jap. traditions.6) Ultranationalist Methods:a) Limit political freedomb) Assassinate political oppositionc) Use schools to make ppl worship the new Emperor Hirohito (Emperor symbol for military)d) Expand military + conquer land to help Jap. ppl economically (wealth+glory)
  13. 13. Yokohama 1894
  14. 14. Notes #26a, Title: “Japanese Militarism Notes”9) Manchuria Incident (1931): Ultranationalist take over democracy, military fakes attack on Jap. railroad in Chinese Manchuria, Jap invades.10) League of Nations Protest: League has no tools to punish. Jap. ignores and quits league.
  15. 15. 11) Japan Invades China (1937): Need for resources.
  16. 16. Activ #26a, “Japanese War Debate”1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why.2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end).1 2 3 4 5PRO: Invade China CON: Do not invade.1) We need raw materials 1) We can trade for (buy)and land for our people raw materials.2) If we don’t invade, the 2) Because other nationsWesterners will continue do wrong, it doesn’t giveto expand, we must “free” us license to do the samethe Asian nations.3) It is our duty+destiny to 3) We are not helpingcivilize Asia Asians by invading them
  17. 17. Activ #26b, Title “Video: Invasion of China”1) Copy Source Title: Empire of theRising Sun2…) Discuss questions on the boardwith a partner. Summarize yourdiscussion (include their name at theend). Remember participation pointsare deducted if off task.5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections
  18. 18. Notes #27a, Title: “Rape of Nanking”1) Rape of Nanking (1937): Jap. progress slows at Nanking capitol, Jap. kill 200,000+ Chinese in frustration.
  19. 19. Activ #27a, “Rape of Nanking Debate”1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why.2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end).1 2 3 4 5PRO: Doesn’t Need to be CON: Needs to be TaughtTaught 1) 200,000+ civilians died,1) It was one specific to say it’s just a minorincident, not incident insults thoserepresentative of the who diedJapanese people 2) The more violent it is,2) It’s too violent to teach the more we need to remember, so not to repeat it
  20. 20. Activ #27b, Title “Rape of Nanking”Individually read each, and answer:1-4) Write down what you consider the mainidea/event of each document (rotate through all 4):Schooling, Killing Contest, Torture, PsychologyThen with your group come up with a group answer:5) Why did the Rape of Nanking happen? (Insightinto Humanity)6) Japan calls 1937 the “Nanking Incident,” is itimportant that Japan acknowledge their actions?7) Should Japan now in 2009 apologize and payreparations (compensation) for surviving victims, ifso how much?8) Can this happen anywhere AND how can we
  21. 21. “We learn these difficult events because societies ‘whodo not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.’By being witness of our past, we can pledge ‘neveragain’ so that they did not die in vain.”
  22. 22. Activ #27c, Title “Video: Nanking Incident”1) Copy Source Title: Rape ofNanking2…) Discuss questions on the boardwith a partner. Summarize yourdiscussion (include their name at theend). Remember participation pointsare deducted if off task.5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections
  23. 23. Violence begins with indifference. Indifference is nothate, it’s not caring. When there is indifference, thereis violence.
  24. 24. To prevent evil,one has to know evil.Stages to the Descent of HumanityStage 1: Dehumanize the target
  25. 25. Violence begins with indifference. Indifference is nothate, it’s not caring. When there is indifference, thereis violence.
  26. 26. Reflection #26 (place at the end of today’s work)Pick the 1 most important thing youlearned today to share with your partner.1) Write down the main idea oftoday.(include their name).2) Summarize Mr. Chiang’s closingremarks

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