Flashcards in Ch. 7.3 Rise of Modern Japan Deck (13):
territory formerly owned by daimyos. taken away by gov't. lords became governors of these territories
"The daimyo, as mentioned, were COMPENSATED with government bonds."
"The new army was well EQUIPPED with modern weapons."
"The attack of the Japanese is a continuous SUCCESSION of waves, and they never relax their efforts by day or by night."
(p) Matthew Perry
commodore. 1853: American warships arrive in Edo Bay under his lead. under military pressure, made Japanese sign Treaty of Kanagawa---return for shipwrecked Americans, opening of two ports to West, establishment of U.S. consulate in Japan
(p) Millard Fillmore
U.S. president who asked for better treatment of shipwrecked sailors/Americans. want opening between foreign relations of U.S. and Japan
young emperor. his reign=Meiji (Enlightened Rule). era known as Meiji Restoration.
(p) Ito Hirobumi
sent to travel to GB, France, Germany, and U.S. to study gov'ts.
(pl) Edo Bay
(Tokyo Bay) Commodore Perry arrived here
city. Sat-Cho armies attacked shogun's palace here in 1868. want emperor's power to be restored
(Tokyo) capital moved here.