Matthew C Perry

Pearson, Tanner, Stu

Opening Statement

Matthew C Perry, The Father of the Steam Navy in the US.

Definition

He was a commodore for the U.S Navy and was in charge of many ships. He is most famous for the Mexican-American war and The War of 1812. He played a leading role in the opening of Japan to the West with the Convention of Kanazawa in 1854.
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