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Meiji Makeover 1868 Meiji Restoration- reason why Japan is #2 economy, what sets it apart;  trade gates forcibly open by Perry, Europeans coming in  Period of rejuvenation  Emperor Meiji – the Enlightened One 1798 Napoleon opens Egypt  1800 Brits in India Dutch, Brit, French in SE Europe 1839 Brits declare war over China over Opium (advanced militarily) Singular unit; pro-nationalistic from Tokugawa to catch up with the West Meiji Point 1:  Ban the Samurai & get ride of feudal system and shogun Retrain military, The Last Samurai (shogun wars over this new restoration – 1877 Battle of Shiroyama)  Meiji Point 2:  Absorb Western technologies Send Japanese scholars to America/Britain; learn everything and copy  everything and bring back to Japan; how to craft steel gears   build steel factory 
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