Asian Conflicts - Lauren Titsworth AMH1050 Armstrong March...

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Lauren Titsworth AMH1050 Armstrong March 24, 2008 The China Incident and U.S. Neutrality After World War One Japan felt like they had gotten the short end of the stick from the Washington Naval Conference. In order to regain some power, the Japanese decided to take over Manchuria. Because the world wanted peace and made war illegal for those who signed into the League of Nations, Japan had broken the law causing the U.S. to send an ultimatum telling the Japanese that they would not recognized them or the nations they had captured for trade. In response, the Japanese wrote a Monroe Doctrine style policy that informed the world that Asia was the less for Asians. In early 1935, the Japanese government changed the open door policy to have other nations recognize Manchuko. Just two short years later the peace in Asia came to an abrupt halt with the Sino-Japanese war. This war happened because Japan wanted an end to communism in Asia. Part of the war became known as the Chinese incident when Japanese and Chinese forces met at the Marco Polo
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