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Week 3 AssignmentHist-2005-2, World History: 1900-1945During the growth of the industrial century Europe and the West were growing and expanding trades, territory, as well as new revolutionary ideas that benefit us greatly today. Asia took a little longer to convert over to the turn of the century due mainly to its strict belief in tradition and for a while did not feel the need to convert to new ideas or technology. Japans success in these endeavors was due to farsighted leadership as well as to the responsiveness of millions of its citizens, who “felt that westernization wasthe wave of the future and were willing to make sacrifices to bring it about.”(Chapter 6, pg. 80).Although I look at Asia and think to myself why the West doesn’t take from the East what the East took from the West and improve upon it. The Japanese school system is much more strict than that of the West, and looking back as far as you can they have