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Ali OmarOmar 1Mr.BrownAP World HistoryMarch 28, 2014Japan and China had many different responses to western hegemony in the nineteenthcentury. This included isolation which both countries attempted to stay isolated but Japan wasmore successful, economic interactions; economically Japan prospered while China did not andJapan adopted many western styles while China did not. During this period Japan rose tobecome a dominant power in Asia and the world while China was experiencing the age ofhumiliation. This may because Japan had accepted many western ideas and China had not.Both countries tried to stay isolated from the world to avoid conflict. Until about 1830-1860 when the west forced openings between the two countries. The west wanted totrade withJapan and China because they had goods and products that they wanted and they had a strongeconomy. Japan allowed 1 ship from the Netherland each year because they did not want any

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Term
Fall
Professor
Mr. Brown
Tags
Opium Wars, japan, People s Republic of China

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