Japan's history

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In History
  • Shoguns overthrow.

    Shoguns overthrow.
    In 1868, the shoguns were overthrown and emperors returned. After that Mutsuhito abolished the caste of samurai.
  • Flag's creation

    Flag's creation
    This flag have a red sun in the center with 16 rays. It was used by japanese Navy from 1889. After WWII it was banned, however it was used bt Naval Self Defense Force.
  • War against the Russia

    War against the Russia
    In 1905 finished the war. In 1904 Japan undertook this war to expand its territories in China. Finally, Japan won the conflict.
  • Entry on WWI

    Japan take part in the WWI with the Allies. In 1914 Japan fought in the pacific ocean against the german's colonial.
  • Versailles Pace Conference

    Versailles Pace Conference
    The year 1919 saw Japan sit among the Four Greats of the Versailles Peace Conference. After that, the transfer of the Pacific German possessions to Japan was guaranteed.
  • Axis Rome-Berlin-Tokyo

    Axis Rome-Berlin-Tokyo
    Japan allied with Germany and Italy.
  • Attacked to Pearl Harbor

    Attacked to Pearl Harbor
    The 7 December 1941 Japan's aviation attacked Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii.
  • First atomic bomb

    First atomic bomb
    in 6 august 1945 the plane Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
  • Second atomic bomb

    Second atomic bomb
    In 9 August 1945 the allies aviation dropped one other atomic bomb on Nagasaki. In 14 August 1945 Japan signed terms of surrender.
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    Europeans in Japan

    Europeans first arrived in Japan in 1543, bringing with them a range of new technologies and cultural practices, including the Christian religion. But in 1635, the ruling shogun closed Japan to foreigners and forbade Japanese to travel abroad, beginning a state of isolation that would last more than 200 years.
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    Japan expansionism

    Emperor Hirohito undertook an expansionist policy similar to the Nazi one. In 1931 and 1937 japan attacked China