Japan (Part 2) - Japan(Part 2 Wednesday 2:20 AM 1 Meiji Makeover(1868 A This period is the reason why Japan has the world's number 2 economy B Named

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This period is the reason why Japan has the world's number 2 economy A. "the enlightened one" i. Named after Emperor Meiji B. Napoleon, Opium wars, the European Tsunami etc. 1) Instead of fighting the Europeans lets embrace them 2) European Colonization was at its height i. No other world state has successfully pulled off a renewal like Japan has ii. Japans gates are now open (thanks to commodore Perry) C. Abolish samurai order a. Modernize military b. Government cuts down the last of the samurai troops a) 1877 - Battle or Shiroyama c. Ban the Samurai/Shogun and abolish the feudal system 1) Send college kids around the world to learn a. Break them down, learn how to build these technologies themselves a) Buy foreign technologies b. Absorb Western Technologies 2) Banking a. Government b. Social culture, dress, products etc. c. Education d. Military e. SIDE NOTE: They catch up in 30 - 40 years a) Culture f. Adopt Western Systems: 3) Several things occurred during this period: i.
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