Japan

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
World History

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Japan

1854–55: Treaties are signed with the United States by the Bakufu1866: Death of the Shogun Tokugawa Iemochi on August 29; appointment of Tokugawa Yoshinobu as Shogun.1871: The abolition of the han domains is proclaimed.1873: Edo castle is destroyed in a conflagration; the emperor moves to the Akasaka Palace. His first children are born, but die at birth.1877: The Satsuma Rebellion1878: Assassination of Okubo Toshimichi.

November 3, 1852 – July 30, 1912~reigning from February 3, 1867 until his death on July 30, 1912 ~the nation quickly changed from a feudal state to a capitalist and imperial world power, characterized by Japan's industrial revolution ~By the time of his death in 1912, Japan had undergone a political, social, and industrial revolution at home

Grievences

1. the rising concept of the shogun boiled over 2.they returned power of the emperor however was just a start if a political revolution 3. japan didnt likehow the united states came to open japan to trade because the european powers started demanding the same privilages and then japan had realized how weak they were

Outcomes

they wrote a constitution and set up a representative government. They abolished the feudal system, shifting power from local lords to the central government. The reformers introduced Western technology, improved education, and modernized the economy.

Citations

classroom textbook http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Meijigoogle images https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_sTrutm-tUWebsite Title: WikipediaArticle Title: Emperor MeijiPublisher: Wikimedia FoundationDate Accessed: April 20, 2015

JAPAN

Emperor Meiji

Major Events

"OUR GOVERNMENT IS NOW A REPUBLIC"


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