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Unformatted text preview: The rise of political parties: taisho democracy??? Kato Takaaki (1860-1926) and the Kenseikai Yoshino Sakuzo (1878-1933) and minponshugi (people-as-the-base-ism) o Emperor Taisho (succeeded Meiji) Son (Hirohito) acted as advisor until he became emperor • Imperial internationalism o Japan, WWI and the international treaty system Japan and China in WWI Japan Seizes Shantung Peninsula WW1 economic boom Japan issues “21 Demands” to China, 1915 Japan and the post-WWI international system • 26/02/2008 14:23:00 ← 26/02/2008 14:23:00 ←...
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- Spring '08
- History, 1993, Empire of Japan, Taishō period, Katō Takaaki, Japan Hibiya Roits, WWI Japan Seizes