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    Enlightened Rule In Japan

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    In 1868, Japan appeared to be period of triumph of tradition over change, but Japanese leaders realized that Japan needed to modernize to survive (pg. 652). They begin enforcing a policy of comprehensive reform that would lay the basis for a modern industrial nation within the generation (pg. 652). A new young emperor by the reign name of Meiji symbolized the new era that was beginning (pg. 652). Meiji, (which means “enlightened rule”), took the throne in 1867 after the death of his father (pg. 652). This post-Tokugawa era was called a “restoration” by the Meiji ruler (pg. 652). The Meiji Reformers were the ones that set Japan on its way to reach economic and political development (pg. 661). They also managed to remove the unequal treaty…

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    Madame Sogoro Analysis

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    Tanaka Shozo’s argument fundamentally followed the idea of nature’s poison and flow. He based his philosophy “on 'the real powers of the land and water’ . . . eventually developing a monistic philosophy of poison (doku) and flow (nagare) that took free-flowing water as the model of health and freedom." (Tanaka Bad Water, 86) By presenting the idea that Japan would have to respect nature’s flow to avoid accumulating poison, Tanaka’s protest followed more disruptive and subversive techniques…

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    Medieval Europe from 500-1500CE and Shogunate Japan from 710-to the late 15th century were two very similar places in history. They both had unfair punishments and used the feudal system, which was not a very fair system, especially if you were at the bottom of the pyramid. They both had rulers who were important in their countries. The King was at the top of the medieval pyramid and the Emperor was the ruler of the Japanese. However, being a king in Europe was more respected because he had so…

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    In 1603, the Tokugawa shoguns seized control in Japan and shut it to outsiders. For over 200 years, Japan was detached from different countries. After some time, distress developed among numerous Japanese as they suffered money related hardship and absence of political influence. The legislature reacted by attempting to resuscitate old ways, stressing cultivating over business. These attempts had little achievement, and the shoguns' power became weak. At that point, in 1853, an armada of very…

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    The Bakufu System

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    Topic: The function of Bakufu system in history of Japan Nowadays, people pay more attention to the historical event, and some historical event are unique in the whole world, such as the Chinese emperor control whole china so long time, or the peculiar system at Japan called “the Bakufu system”, this system began at 1185. At 1185, the family of “Taira” fought with the family of “Minamoto”, this two family are the Samurai family at that period, this battle during late Heian-period, and this…

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    November 5, 2016 Period 4 Walter History Day Rough Draft 2016-2017 Emperor Meiji took a stand in history by playing an active role during the prosecution of the Sino-Japanese War and the Russo-Japanese War, adopting the cabinet system of government for Japan, and issuing an edict that proclaimed the conquest of Korea to Japan. Emperor Meiji’s impact on history was writing the Meiji Constitution, developing the Imperial Diet, having a well-developed transport and communication system, creating…

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    Chen Jia Zhou Analysis

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    “No Rank? Then Who is Chen Jia Zhou” Chen Jia Zhou is currently tall, skinny, muscled man. Even though, the veteran is now an elder, Jia was not as weak as the other elderlies. When Mr. Chen first joined the Navy the soldier was immature. However, now the ex soldier hair is completely white. The veteran was easy to give in, but the years in the Navy, those years hardened and qualified Jia physically and mentally for life. The veteran glancing back at the days of service. Although, Jia was in…

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    of a Nation The Japan of today is often seen as a cohesive, homogenous nation with a strong sense of national pride and identity. However, this was not always the case; the image of Japan as a nation, as a group of people with a common identity, did not exist in the pre-Tokugawa period. Instead, it was through the centralizing forces of the Meiji Revolution, on both political and social levels, that ultimately resulted in the creation of Japan, the nation state. The political structure of Japan…

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    From: Patricia Niedzwiecki To: "patricia.beck@bbh.com" Date: 10/07/2015 08:19 PM Subject: Zack Zack Niedzwiecki COR 330 Professor Esckilsen October 7, 2015 "The Blue Kite": An Homage to the Unseverable Bonds of Family and Humanity A Beijing street filled with the bustle and hum of children playing games and kicking up dust from an unpaved courtyard. The excitement of an impending marriage -- a young couple surrounded by relatives and friends coming together to welcome…

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    Chapter Eight Johannes was aware that the Dowager Duchess Stéphanie de Beauharnais had returned to Paris when her nephew Louis-Napoleon reclaimed the Emperor’s throne. He knew she would be able to help him. The Emperor had arranged for the Dowager Duchess to stay at the Hôtel de Ville close to the Tuileries Palace. Stéphanie de Beauharnais had merely transferred her royal court from the Mannheim Palace where she had resided since the death of her husband to the Hôtel de Ville after the…

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