Kang youwei 1858 1927 attacked the institution of

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Kang Youwei:1858-1927, attacked the institution of marriage claiming it produces the institution of the family claiming it is the route of evil because it all comes down to what is best for the patriarch of the family. Also create the “Anti-foot-binding society” because foot-binding deprived China of contributors as women could be a part of the army if they weren’t bound.Liang Qichao: 1873-1929:Argument for the education of women because it would give half of the population an opportunity to contribute to society. Mothers would be able to educate children and in 1898 the first school for girls was established.Tan Sitong: 1865-1898:argument for sexual liberation by demystifying the oppressive ideals of “female chastity” and “feminine virtue” because these ideals were all about confining women and were no better than foot-binding women to protect them from themselves. He stayed and was executed.Empress Dowager Cixi:In September of 1898, the Empress Dowager Cixi put the emperor Guangxu on house arrest and had the revolutionaries either executed or exiled. She reversed many of the revolutionary policies and shut the school for girls down.Summer Palace:The Empress Dowager Cixi used the Summer Palace as her summer resort in Beijing, Emperor Guangxu was kept here.Japan’s Path to ReformPresident Fillmore’s overture:Fillmore’s letter in 1852 to the Emperor of Japan that offered an experimental, temporary treaty offer because Japan was a key transfer point. Commodore Matthew Perry’s arrival:Commodore Perry arrived in 1853 in Edo rather than Nagasaki as previously Nagasaki was the only open port for foreign trade. It was a blatant gesture of intimidation and threat and he came in with 2 steamers with guns firing as a gesture of salute/threat. He insisted/demanded that the emperor agree to Fillmore’s terms.Tokugawa Bakufu:Or the Tokugawa Shogunate, a feudal regime, which fell to the Meiji emperor Mitsuhito.Sonno Joi:“Revive the emperor, expel the barbarians,” POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, Japan cannot tolerate the insult of Perry. Sonno Joi was represented by the powerful Mito faction of daimyos and samurai. They argued that the only solution was resilient resistance because
“buying time” only demonstrates complacency.Kaikoku:“Open the Country” to forestall the foreign intrusion by agreeing to some of their small demands and have the Americans train the Japanese navy.The Harris Treaty of 1858:The Kaikoku won and the Harris Treaty was a one of Amity and commerce. The U.S. would take on the role of a friendly mediator. They provided the U.S. extraterritorial rights and access to Japan and the U.S. provided arms sales and military advisors. This treaty was also a temporary one.Kanrin Maru:A Japanese built steamer that Japanese delegates travelled to Washington D.C.

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