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  1. 2. Matthew Perry http://www.history.navy.mil/library/special/perry_openjapan1.htm <ul><li>Japan was almost entirely isolated from the rest of world and had little commercial contact with other nations during the mid-nineteenth century </li></ul><ul><li>Japan denied the attempts made by the United States and other nations who were trying to establish formal trading relations </li></ul><ul><li>But in March 1852, President Fillmore ordered Matthew C. Perry to command the U.S. Navy's East India Squadron and to create diplomatic relations with Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Perry delivered Fillmore's request for a treaty to a representative of the Japanese Emperor in July 1853 </li></ul><ul><li>He negotiated the Treaty of Kanagawa with Japanese representatives. on March 31, 1854. </li></ul>
  2. 3. What did the treaty do? <ul><li>Led to major commercial trade between the U.S. and Japan, contributed to opening Japan to other Western nations, and resulted in the modernization of the Japanese state. </li></ul><ul><li>Peace and friendship between the U.S. and Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Opening of two ports to American ships at Shimoda and Hakodate </li></ul><ul><li>Help for any American ships wrecked on the Japanese coast and protection for shipwrecked persons </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed American ships to buy supplies, coal, water, and other necessities in Japanese ports. </li></ul>http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/teach/ends/opening.htm
  3. 4. ***Reasons for signing the Treaty of Kanagawa http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/teach/pearl/kanagawa/friends.htm Japan U.S. <ul><li>Didn’t want conflict with the U.S. since they were aware of the Americans’ military superiority </li></ul><ul><li>Wished to settle the matter quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Needed a coaling station for U.S. ships while in East Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Sought to open the doors of this isolated country for future trade. </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted protection for shipwrecked sailors in Japan. </li></ul>
  4. 5. ***Major Points <ul><li>After the treaty was signed, Japan grows and expands trade with many nations. </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese victory in the Russo-Japanese War establishes them as a major force in world affairs. </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. expands its boundaries after Spanish-American War into the Pacific. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan feels presence of European colonial powers in Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan then expands into Southeast Asia in the early 20th century </li></ul>http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/teach/pearl/kanagawa/friends.htm
  5. 6. Root-Takahira Agreement <ul><li>http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h886.html </li></ul>
  6. 7. Outline: http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:XXOn4hofoaoJ:www.muhsd.k12.ca.us/188320624112049607/lib/188320624112049607/6.1_Imperialism_2.pdf+japanese+americans+imperialism&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESjuLVihmEesccPJt32w4mxaMP_AqrA6apHeO-R_TMUuSWfhxa3bEVKTjoDzKcpKJ23cpafhkC0gPVYvFikjqYChtWHq-aePNik7-YJvuTZX9yttVIpfa8j52jGCrNyyw8glnzBH&sig=AHIEtbTDo4L5P5tDOAlLG327Bimz3L6zqQ Japanese Imperialism http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:o5v3q_MJdX8J:www.unc.edu/world/Japanese_Imperialism_Overview_slides.pdf+japanese+imperialism&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShZD3QeoF5yRh1X5k0hYTNp_vs1xg5jnUbqCBxhTZXJ6TADZu6eqSr2oevl_ITGjvYFja4s3FHNe8h_iEEk20c5l39q8-lz8qoKRV4XHz33WnlFeVK03WKH7w486QlG4otuUR8H&sig=AHIEtbQmt2r5PJPdI9c1xv_ybOeYBWvSHQ

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