Japan

By: Fernando, Jacob, and Ryan

Society

-Families have roles and responsibilities.

-Schools have levels in advancement. levels of skill knowledge.

-Japanese started dividing themselves into classes to be more involved.

-The government had schools and a university set up.

-Women were given more rights and access to education.

- Japan reestablished trade with neighboring countries including the U.S.

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Trading and Minor Geography

  • Treaties were force on Japan from the British to open up trade
  • Treaty of Kanagawa(1854) the ports were open to American ships, but not for trade
  • The treaty allowed lower taxes on imports and gave them territory on Japan
  • Led by the shotgun Iesada
  • The most famous mountain in Japan is MT. Fuji(volcanic)
  • Population 125 million
  • The country is split into 8 regions and 47 prefectures
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Interesting Facts

-US forced Japan to trade with the US

-studied western culture

-set up banks, railroads, ports, telegraphs

-created an industrial super power

-women received educations and jobs



-Tokugawa Yoshinobu's resignation was the end of the Shogunate's 268-year rule and reinstated the Emperor ruling system


-After studies about western culture, Japan saw the reduction of the samurai and became more like western civilization

Bibilyography


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Geography. (n.d.). Retrieved December 17, 2015, from http://www.japan-guide.com/list/e1000.html