What action did Japan take in the Meiji Restoration?

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What action did Japan take in the Meiji Restoration?

Emperor Meiji:

Mutsuhito, better known as Emperor Meiji, which means "the enlightened one," ruled Japan after the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate in the revolution of 1867-1868. Mutsuhito ruled until he died in 1912.

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Japan took a lot of action during the Meiji Restoration. Specifically, these actions were done to improve Japan by modernizing and Westernizing it....

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The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

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Chapter 9 / Lesson 7
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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.


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