Meiji Period - The End of Isolation

Meanwhile... over in Europe, and North America:




And then Back To Japan:

The underlying question that we are looking to answer is:

"In what ways does a society's worldview affect its ability to adapt to rapid change?"


Chapter 15 Overview
Chapter 15 Vocabulary

Section 1: The End of Isolation

  1. Read P. 328, 329 & 331
  2. Exploring Sources P. 329 - "Teaty of Kanagawa" Answer in full sentences
  3. Section 1 of the Student Notes




Section 2: A Changing Order
  1. Read P. 336, 337, 338, 340 & 342
  2. Exploring Sources P. 338 - "Five Charter Oath"  Answer in Full Sentences
  3. Section 2 Student Notes

Section 3: Industrialization in Japan (AKA Borrowing to give Japan an advantage!!!)
  1. Read P. 343, 344, 346 & 348
  2. Complete the Section 3 Student Notes
  3. Industrialization Affects World View Summary Activity

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