Have been seen in Godzilla movies MacArthur did not want this o This puts Japan in dependency mode of the USA and it still is to this day o Japan can’t help anyone else or invade anyone o USA has to save the day if someone is aggressive against Japan This is Awesome for Japan o Frees them up for not having to worry about national defense. o USA is there to protect them o they can re do the economy and re tool and get rich and not worry about stuff for the 20-30 years 1960-1980
o Focus on consumer electronics and auto industry o USA invested millions and millions of dollars into their economy to help them with their economic build o Meiji Part 2 They looked around the world and since they aren’t doing military stuff and they don’t have colonies they have to import and need to make money What does the world need so we can make expensive stuff Electronics and Auto industry made the sense They have made billions if not trillions Semi-socialist Govt plays a heavy hand in industry help develop industry in inception years making sure they succeed coupled with USA to protect them they made great, better, cheaper products that made them very wealthy Why did the US protect Japan and invest in them so much after WWII? o Re-build Japan like they did Western Europe under the Marshall plan Making them valuable allies and trading partners Money and they are now on your team during the cold war We destroyed it so we save it from commies like Russia and China China may have taken it over in retribution Source of trade USA and Japan huge trading partners Political ally during cold war
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- Fall '08
- World War II, Republic of China, Shows