Imperialism in China and Japan

Try to answer the following questions. Click the arrow next to the question to reveal the answer.

 

What American mariner helped open Japan for trade?

Commodore Matthew Perry

What war was fought between China and England that resulted in China opening itself up to foreign trade?

the Opium War

Why had both China and Japan closed themselves off from foreign trade in the 17th and 18th centuries?

afraid of foreign influence on their culture

(Questions and answers from GVL, World History)

 

 

From GVL, World History

http://cms.gavirtualschool.org/Shared/SocialStudies/WorldHistory/AgeEnlightAgeRev/index.html