1848 - Pollard HST 103 December 1 2009 Commodore Matthew C Perry 1853 sent by president Filmore in Japan was refused by the Shogun when he tried to

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Pollard HST 103 December 1, 2009 Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1853 sent by president Filmore in Japan, was refused by the Shogun when he tried to engage in trade, came back a year later w/ bigger guns American President Millard Filmor e 1858, Treaty of Kanagawa —the Shogun signed w/ Perry, could set up semiperminent trading camps in Japan, then the Shogun was dethroned by the Samurai and the Daimyo Mutsuhito, Emperor Meiji, r. 1867-1912 —“brilliant dynasty ” restored after the Treaty 1812 —totally open to foreign trade, brought literacy rates up (90%) learned from China’s mistakes Exploration and trade in Africa: ca. 1800 , remained uncharted, explorers began to come to Africa sponsored by European crowns to map it, set up small settlements and trade outposts btwn 1800-1850’s the missionaries came Christianity in Africa ca. 1850 : Civilizing mission, the rise in evangelicals in Europe tried to “civilize” the rest of the world, the idea that some societies were superior to others tried to transform ppl that weren’t white into modernized Europeanized global
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course HST 103 taught by Professor Clark during the Fall '08 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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1848 - Pollard HST 103 December 1 2009 Commodore Matthew C Perry 1853 sent by president Filmore in Japan was refused by the Shogun when he tried to

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