Japanese Imperialism Research Paper

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Japan, with Tokyo as current capital, is located east of Korea and China in Asia. From 1870 to 1920 time frame, Japan was recognized as a great power in Asia and one of the most powerful countries in the world; with the restoration of the Meji Emperor (The Meji era), imperialism, modernism, industrialism and battles (especially World War I). This paper will discuss Japan Imperialism with the restoration of the Meiji emperor, battles, modernism, industrialism and social and military reforms. In the 19th century (1868 – 1912), Japan moved on being a feudal society dominated by a Shogun to a more modern society ruled by an Emperor named Mutshuhito and its capital was moved to Tokyo (former Edo). Therefore, the Meiji era marked “the end of

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