DRAW A LINE BETWEEN TODAY AND THE LAST LESSONRIGHT CORNER: 1) Write: Name: _, Period: _,Date: 02/17/12, Topic: Imperial JapanLEFT CORNER: Write “Opener #3” and then:1) Write 1 high+1 low in last 24 hours2) Rate your comprehension for thisweek’s topic 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
Opener 1 Permission Slip Due Fri Bruce Lee2)Hi-talked with friends, Lo-Feeling tired Period 22) Why was Japan’s military modernizationturn out better than China’s? 8/25/123) 3 Asian ImperialismNotes #1a Meiji Emperor more symbol than powerMeiji Young, handsome, wore Western clothesEmperorJourn #1a 1) 3 because tradition is importantDebate 2) 5 because survival is most importantJourn #1b 1) The reason students returned was nationalism.Reading 2) I think people are more individualistic today.Military #1Ruso War?Closing your country to threats can weaken you.
Agenda1) Introduce Imperialism in JapanWhat you will be able to do:1) How did Japan become sopowerful?Reminder1) No homework, have a greatweekend (you can blog if you want)
Notes #3a, Title: “Imperial Japan Notes”1) Admiral Perry-USA (1853): US sends “Black Ships” to open Japan2) 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”)
Notes #3a, Title: “Imperial Japan Notes”3) Fukoku Kyohei: Emperor’s command for the country: “Rich country, Strong Military”
Journ #3a, “Japan Reform”1) With a partner, list some things you think Japan should do to strengthen (include their name at the end).2) Share with another group, add anything you like.3) Why should a country have to modernize (Westernize), if a people want to be left alone, should we leave them alone? Explain to a partner (include their name at the end).
Meiji Reforms: C.S.I.M.E.W.C) Copied German Gov + Constitution: Treat people equally, strong rule of law, but emperor in total control (like the German Kaiser)S) Send Students/Observers: To all western countries to learn and copyI) Gov Targeted Investments: Gov spent tax money to create biz in key areas, sell off laterM) Modernize Military: With strong economy, buy western weaponsE) Modernize Economy: Set up mail, railroads, telegraphs, banks, schools/colleges (esp. tech)E) Hire Western Experts: Goal of having them teach Japanese, then send experts away and have Japanese teach Japanese
Journal #, Title “Video: Meiji Restoration”1) Copy Source Title: Last Samurai2…) 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 Journal SectionsTime Bookmark: 00:00
Journ #3b, “Japan 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: Japan Did the Right CON: Japan Gave Up TooThing to Become Strong Much1) Japanese ways were 1) Japan gave up its ownbackwards identity, that’s too much2) Change was needed to 2) Japan can reformstand up against the without giving up soEuropeans and much cultureAmericans
Notes #3b, Title: “Imperial Japan Notes”1) Opening of Korea (1876): Japan opens Korea the way Perry opened Japan2) 1st Sino-Japanese War (1894-95): Fighting for influence of Korea, Japan wins Taiwan and Chinese ports near Taiwan (accelerates fall of Qing Empire)
Notes #3b, Title: “Imperial Japan Notes”3) 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)
Notes #3b, Title: “Imperial Japan Notes”4) Korean Protectorate (1910-1945): Japanmodernizes Kor. and forces Jap. culture on them.Some Kor. independence fighters move to U.S.5) March First Movement (3/01/1919): Failed nonviolent protest against Japanese rule, 7,000 die.
Journ #3c, “Korea 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: Japan was right to CON: Japan was wronginvade. to invade.1) China ineffectively 1) What other countriescontrolled Korea, Russia do does not justifyeyed Korea anything2) Japan brought 2) All help Japan offeredeconomic dev to Korea was for its own selfand showed it how to be interest, not for Koreans“civilized”