How did Japan change under the Meiji Restoration?
History of Japan:
Japanese history extends back thousands of years, with some archaeological evidence pointing to human civilizations in Japan in prehistoric times. For most of the country's recorded history, Japan was ruled by either an imperial government or a military government called a "shogunate."
Answer and Explanation:
Politically, the 1868 Meiji Restoration changed Japan in that it shifted the country away from the previous shogunate government and reestablished the...
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fromChapter 9 / Lesson 7
Due to trade relationships, Japan became increasingly westernized during the Meiji era. Learn the background of Japan's trading system, how the Perry Expedition forced Japan to open its ports, and an overview of the Meiji reform.