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    The United States and Japan both wanted control over Asia .However, they both had different objectives on how they were going to gain control of Asia between the years of 1899 and 1942. John Hay, who was the secretary of state of the United States, proposed an idea called an open door policy which consisted of the option of opening up trade in China to the United States, China, and several nations in Europe. One of the United States objectives for gaining control over Asia is having China become open for trade instead of remaining in control. Instead of forcing them, The United States wants to do it peacefully. Equality if important for the United States, They want all equal trading in China. The European nations, and Japan. “[The United…

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    getting beaten up or dead people every day, and therefore he feels that he needs to do the same to show his power. Fanon is opposed to an empire because he feels that it drags everyone down. Hachiro Arita was the foreign Minister who wrote The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere under the leadership of Japan. The term Greater East Asia had been used in Japan to refer to all of East Asia, and the concept of Sphere was Arita Hachiros idea. Arita Hachiro wanted the world to be divided among…

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    Manchuria East Asia Essay

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    Following the end of the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, the world turned its eyes towards this rising new global power in Asia. By defeating the Russians and the waiving of the white flag at Liaoyang, the Japanese have quickly proven themselves as an overall competitor to the West in terms of political and military power. By the signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth in September 5, 1905, it recognized Japanese supremacy in Korea, oversaw the transition of Russian holdings in Manchuria (Liaodong…

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    survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result.” Japan had always felt endangered by western countries when they began to sail and explore Asia in the sixteenth century and did not want strong western powers affecting their culture and social structures. They only opened their coast to the western world when they felt that they would only be able to keep their culture if they allowed for western technology to come into Japan and help it…

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    Second Sino-Japanese War

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    The Second Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, is widely considered to begin with the Marco Polo Bridge incident of July 1937 and end with the Japanese surrender in September 1945. I would argue that to understand the motives as to why Japan invaded China, it is essential to grasp their previous history of conflicts and tensions, beginning with the Japanese claim of Taiwan from China’s Qing Dynasty after the First Sino-Japanese war in 1895, right through to the invasion of Manchuria in 1931. This…

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    completely distorted when he invaded Poland and the nations he hoped would be allies declared war on Germany, demonstrating that he had not planned for the war he was entering, even if he had planned for war. To what extent was Japan pursuing Nationalist and Imperialist goals? According to some historians, Japan and its Emperor had planned a war from the 1930s, but they appeared willing for peace negotiations to keep the other nations off-guard. Japan’s objectives were to maintain Japanese…

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    Adaptation of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa to the Divided World of the Cold War From 1945 to 1962 the number of nations on Earth quadrupled to around 200. These agrarian nations, emerging from colonialism, were forced to adapt to a world influenced by the Cold War and dominated economically by the United States and the Soviet Union. In an attempt to adapt to the divided world of the Cold War, the elites in these newly independent countries in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa came to…

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    this time was against all that our country stood for: peace and democracy around the world. America’s main concern was Japan’s invasion of China. The United States feared the Japanese would become a world superpower. So, the United States steadily increased economic pressure on Japan until the Japanese finally retaliated with the brutal and horrific attack on Pearl Harbor, a day all Americans would never begin to forget, December 7, 1941. After World War I, countries all around the world fell…

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    purpose and is for sure biased. However, since the flood did halt Japanese army for a certain time, the statement based on Japanese victims accusing Chiang’s atrocity should be receivable and credible. On the other hand, Chiang Kai-shek delivered a statement concerning sacrifices of Chines people during the wartime on the sixth anniversary of the War of Resistance in 1943. The statement Six Years of Sacrifices urged Chinese people to strengthen their will to fight back the Japanese and paid…

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    attaining political control over another country. That being said, China was not the first to know the brutality of Japan. In 1910, Japan invaded Korea to first “practice” their depredations made for China. Sexual slavery, forced labor, and cultural repression, all of which killed thousands of Koreans; China would soon come to know these horrors. In this age, Japan was under the rule of a civilian government, which is said to be the cause of Japan's lashing out at other countries. If colonialism…

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