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Unformatted text preview: Study Guide for February 3: 1. Despite the fact that the "Allied" Occupation of Japan was really an "American" Occupation and that General Douglas MacArthur was Supreme Commander of Allied Powers (SCAP) whom Japanese considered to be virtually omnipotent with complete control over the Emperor and the government, who actually administered the government's day to day internal affairs. Why was this virtually necessary? The Japanese were actually administered the gov’ts day to day affairs. This was because the US weren’t skilled enough or had enough personnel to handle the government. Japan had skillful maneuvering which lead to its fast recovery. 2. What do the authors of this chapter say eventually "stirred the leaders and shapers of American diplomacy" to go to war? Not the fate of China, but the European Connection. They wanted international peace so the European connection was more important 3. Did U.S. and Japanese leaders prior to 1941 think that they would inevitably clash over China Did U....
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- Spring '09
- World War II, japan