Ciara Stewart

Geography of Japan

Japans is a chain of islands and has no neighbors. Japan is an island that is full of mountains. The mountains make japan isolated.

Religion in Japan

The japanese beleive they are ethnosentic. Ethnosentrism is the belief that your country is serperior to others. They practice shintoism. Shintoism is one of the oldest religions in japan. Shintos believe that all living and non-living things have a spirit.

Imperialism in Japan

Japan's expansion was similar to other changes taking place. The result of emulation of and conflict with western countires. Japan's expansion was undertaken in an enviornment of imperilaism of european countries.

Meiji Restoration

Meiji Restoration was a chain of events that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji. Although there were emperors of Japan before the Meiji Restoration, the restoration established the practical abilities and consolidated the political system under the Emperor of Japan.