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Chapter 16 Section 5

Chapter 16 Section 5 - -Military attacked without...

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Gabriel Greening B Period History Ms. Cory Chapter 16 Section 5 I. Liberal Changes of the 1920’s a. Economic Growth: -Japanese had much economic growth during WWI -Doing well, reduced size of its armies b. Serious Problems: -Rural peasants weren’t rich like city people -Some young people in revolt against tradition -Tension between gov. and army II. The Nationalist Reaction a. A Worsening Crisis: -Economic disaster -Ultranationalists wanted to be traditional -Racist Americans annoyed them -They wanted to expand empire more b. The Manchurian Incident: -Blew up their own railroad tracks and blamed it on the Chinese
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Unformatted text preview: -Military attacked without consulting their gov.-League of Nations angry, but no real power-Japan withdrew from League of Nations III. Militarists in Power a. Tradition Values Revived:-People had to accept military domination-Most democratic freedoms gone-Schools taught anti-western ideas stuff-Absolute obedience to emperor taught in school b. Renewed Expansion:-Japan took advantage of China’s civil war and attacked-While killing each other, WWII broke out-Japan sided with Germany and Italy known as the Axis Powers-WWII was brutal...
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