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  • The Japanese Railway Investigation Industry

    As a body which was set to oversee development of the railway system, the Railway Investigation Office had the main function of carrying out studies, applying the results gotten from the studies and testing out the materials. In 1913, it became known as the Research Institute before it was restructured in 1942 as the Railway Technical Research Institute. The standards of the railway in Japan had fallen behind those of other railways around the world by 1945 (Seojima 5). This realization prompted the government to act by importing recent technologies from abroad (Gordon 246). The Japanese National Railway executives started with recruiting top engineers and technicians from private companies and former navy and army laboratories so as to empower…

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  • Japan Role In World War 1 Essay

    Japan may be a small country who had a small role in the outcome of World War 1, but they still managed to do quite a bit for the Allied side, and when it came to the Paris Peace Conference, they had many demands. From helping Russia to demanding equality, their help will not be forgotten by those affected today. On August 15th, 1914, Japan sent Germany an ultimatum; evacuate Tsing-tau, disarm the warships, and hand the territory over. When Germany blatantly ignored their requests, war…

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  • What Is The Difference In American Culture

    be more nurturing than men; this is a difference of gender. Gender varies across time and culture, as different groups have different beliefs about appropriate behavior for males and female. Now I understood that what is sex and why we have male and female. Then, family is a key term which is so familiar to everybody. Everybody all have a family. We have a lot of members like: father, mother, son, daughter, aunt, uncle, and etc. I have a big family with a lot of member live in. we all love and…

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  • Japan 2011 Tsunami Summary

    Japan 2011 Tsunami By Jayden Dwyer Summary On March 11, 2011, 231 miles northeast of Japan a 9.1-magnitude earthquake occurred 15.2 miles underwater. This is the biggest earthquake in Japanese history. The earthquake erupted along a subduction zone, this is where two tectonic plates meet and collide (convergent) with each other. Subduction is a process where one of the two plates slides underneath the other plate melting into the mantle, this builds up stress between the two…

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  • East Asia Dbq Analysis

    East Asia saw significant changes and continuities with regard to attitudes of acceptance and rejection towards Western ideas from 1815 C.E. to 1939 C.E. From 1815 C.E. to 1939 C.E., China and Japan recognized that they needed to westernize in order to fend off Western powers. However, by 1939 C.E., the nature of the Western ideas adopted in Japan shifted. Throughout this period, China peoples remained aggressive in their attempts to reject most Western ideas. However, by 1939 C.E., the Chinese…

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  • Effects Of Imperialism In East Asia

    countries were finding themselves behind in advances in several different realms, such as, the military and in technology. Japan and China were suffering under the pressures to surrender to outside forces and open up trade with foreign merchants. With the increase of imperialism, the western forces/countries were pushing harder for trade. They wanted to increase trade and therefore vied with Eastern Asian countries to have accessible and open boundaries and an expansion of ports. The West was…

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  • Imperialism In The Philippines

    Pre-modern Asia was home to a vast selection of cultures, most of which were more closely associated with ethnic and religious groups rather than a given nation. The influx of imperialism brought cultural differences to the forefront of Asia’s attention, as in the face of alien cultures with far fewer similarities, Asian cultural groups with shared geography that had formerly seemed more different than alike began to obtain a growing consciousness of their similarities in response to the…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Remembering On The Wechat

    It was last summer. While browsing on the Wechat, I was captivated by a story. This story begins like that a couple broke up at the airport. The girl said: “every day I am waiting for you. It’s just exhausted. At first I thought you would come back if I just wait for one more minute, but now I know there’s no point to waiting for you any more, because just like you could never get on a train in an airport, I could never expect the wrong person on the wrong place in a wrong time.” On that day…

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  • Going To Run Away Analysis

    179. Christopher is going to run away from home, but he is really confused on where at first. He originally thought Mrs. Shears, but she didn 't answer. That idea also makes no sense because Christopher 's dad would not be that far away. He eventually deduces that his best option is to find his mother in London. I just don 't understand how his logic with people can be so skewed. There is no reason to believe that Mr. Boone would try to kill Christopher. I also don 't understand his decision of…

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  • The Effect Of Distance On Acceleration Of Motion

    A ball, and a feather dropped at the same height will hit the ground at the same time when placed in a vacuum space. This is because acceleration of motion is the same for both object, and in this experiment, we are going to calculate accelerated motion using inclined planes. In this experiment, we will see whether “distance traveled is directly proportional to the square of the time”, and “if speed of a falling object depend only on the height from which it falls”. This experiment will give us…

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