Quantcast

A community for students. Sign up today!

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

lori9998

  • 11 months ago

why did japan become an imperial power in the late 19th century

  • This Question is Open
  1. cupcakecreature1
    • 11 months ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Japan modernized and adopted Western ways, while China believed in building on its historic strengths.

  2. wwhitlock
    • 11 months ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    It was their turn, in a way. All the European countries had already been doing colonies and Imperialism. Japan had kept to itself until Commodore Perry forced them to trade with the world. So Japan learned how to be a leading nation. They copied all the best military and governments of the European powers. Then they put it to work. Their disadvantage was being a little late to the party and taking over some previously European held areas. That's what all the powerful countries did. Why wouldn't they do the same.?

  3. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Ask a Question
Find more explanations on OpenStudy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.