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Unformatted text preview: y 1890s Mitsui Bank building in Tokyo Question
Question 1. 2. 3. How can we explain an aristocracy de
Regional – domination of Satsuma and Chōshū
International threat – overriding class interests
Support of key nonsamurai groups for the goals of the Restoration Economic reform:
Role of the Government Establishment of a uniform land tax 3% in 1873; 2.5% in 1878
Reliable source of revenue Communications infrastructure
Underwriting of initial industrial v...
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