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  • 1.  
  • 2. Causes of Crisis
    • Japan’s borders were closed to all trade except some Dutch and Chinese traders
    • Isolationism: a foreign policy adopted by a nation in which the country refuses to enter into any alliances, foreign trade or economic commitments
  • 3. Causes of Crisis
    • Matthew Perry lead the U.S. Navy into Japan to try and open them to trade.
    Perry brought fleets of ships to Edo Bay (Tokyo Bay). The Japanese thought the ships were “giant dragons puffing smoke.”
  • 4. March 31, 1854
    • After months of negotiation, Perry convinced Japan to open their borders for trade with them
  • 5.
    • 1853 – USA Commander Matthew Perry Sailed to Japan
    • 1858 – Treaty of Commerce Signed Between USA and Japan.
    • 1867 – Emperor Meiji Begins the Meiji Era
    • 1868 – Emperor announces return to imperial rule and begins strengthening military.
    Late 1800s
  • 6. Events/Military Actions
    • Matthew Perry, a U.S. sea captain, was involved with the destruction of the Tokugawa Shogunate
    • They signed a treaty with Perry due to the fact that they did nort want to have the same outcome as China did with the Opium War.
    • Russo- American War
  • 7. Revolts/ Violence
    • Japan would not wear what the U.S. was because Japan did not want to westernize
    • Led to the Great War between U.S. and Japan in 1914
  • 8. Matthew Perry
    • Japan was almost entirely isolated from the rest of world and had little commercial contact with other nations during the mid-nineteenth century
    • Japan denied the attempts made by the United States and other nations who were trying to establish formal trading relations
    • 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.
    • Perry delivered Fillmore's request for a treaty to a representative of the Japanese Emperor in July 1853
    • He negotiated the Treaty of Kanagawa with Japanese representatives on March 31, 1854.
  • 9. What did the treaty do?
    • 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.
    • Peace and friendship between the U.S. and Japan.
    • Opening of two ports to American ships at Shimoda and Hakodate
    • Help for any American ships wrecked on the Japanese coast and protection for shipwrecked persons
    • Allowed American ships to buy supplies, coal, water, and other necessities in Japanese ports.
  • 10. ***Major Points
    • After the treaty was signed, Japan grows and expands trade with many nations.
    • Japanese victory in the Russo-Japanese War establishes them as a major force in world affairs.
    • U.S. expands its boundaries after Spanish-American War into the Pacific.
    • Japan feels presence of European colonial powers in Asia.
    • Japan then expands into Southeast Asia in the early 20th century
  • 11.
    • Work cited:
    • 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
    • http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:YzMriCveBj4J:www.teacherweb.com/IN/NorwellMiddleSchool/HanniWarwick/JapanTimeLineJapanInfo.pdf+japanese+imperialist+leaders&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESjgIeT0WXq75fnZ0v8z4vzCRd2CO62kAS-tlBlqZ_TXRSF8FrD-CnM_Z7FFq__7PLGsOMP2323h2Zw_4ZIYt3-qjNCWEtn5E863MLUF0qga5J8TZo4TTzBNYgepFzx66F5HzdyK&sig=AHIEtbQHNmAXAAkXBAaezEiyKiAguoANRw
    • http://www.history.navy.mil/library/special/perry_openjapan1.htm
    • http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/teach/ends/opening.htm
    • http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/teach/pearl/kanagawa/friends.htm