Japan wins = Chinese are stunned 2)Boxers take over diplomatic headquarters in Nanjing 1)US, Russian, French, British, Japanesea.Japan gets invited to help the western powersb.Japanese help international coalition of forces to defeat the Boxers2)1900 - Boxer Rebellioniv.Japan expands into eastern areas of Russia1)Russian navy loses about 32 of 36 ships in under 15 minutesi)Worst naval defeat in HISTORYa.Wake up call for the rest of Europeb.Russia sends their entire fleet around the world to fight the Japanese2)1905 - Russo-Japanese Warv.1917 - Annex more of Russian territories during Bolshevik revolutionvi.1931 - Take over Manchuria from Chinavii.Send in traders, businesses and soldiers1)1931-1940 - Establish more footholds and trading posts in China and southeast Asiaviii.1937 - Japan declares war on Chinaix.1941 - Expand throughout southeast Asiax.This leads to them basically being welcomed into Asian countries as an invading force1)Great campaign to convince these Asian countries that the Japanese are the good guys2)Replace European masters with Japanese masters3)1938 -Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere (Propaganda Campaign)xi.In an attempt to mark the fence of their territory1)Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the resulta.US response was unexpected - Woke a "sleeping giant"2)1941 -Major hiccup in plan -They attack Pearl Harbor xii.There were designs to invade Australia and India1)This was primarily to gain resources they neededa.Couldn’t buy the resources so needed to take itb.Invasion forces were being readied to invade these areas2)At its height the Japanese Empire Spanned most of the Pacific xiii.This imperial streak created Asian animosity of Japanesexiv.New Section 1 Page 2This study resource wasshared via CourseHero.comPowered by TCPDF ()
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