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Manchurian Incident On September 18, 1931, the Japanese military blew up one length of track on the South Manchurian Railroad in China. The destruction was not even bad enough to prevent the next train from passing. Yet, the Japanese army blamed Chinese for the bombing and used the incident to launch a military campaign. Japan then proceeded to overtake Manchuria in 1932, and the Chinese leader Jiang did nothing to stop them. The
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Unformatted text preview: international community then condemned Japan for its aggressive actions.This event was significant to both Japan and China. For Japan, they realized that they no longer held a common vision with the rest of the world, and dropped out of the league of nations to pursue their own interests. For China, it underlined how weak of a ruler Jiang was, the people of china clearly dissociated from their leader....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2011 for the course HS HS 1710 taught by Professor Hdl during the Winter '10 term at Wayne State University.

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