Question # 1 How did the government of Japan change during the Meiji restoration?
Question # 2 Describe Japan’s rationale for its westernization.
Question # 3 Describe Japan’s imperialism and militarization.
Question # 4 Explain how Japan took control of Manchuria.
Question # 5 Imagine that you are a Japanese person watching events unfold in the 1850s and 1860s. How might you react? Do you see alternatives to the opening of your country to foreign trade? Do you agree that in order to compete with the Western powers, your nation must begin to behave like the Western powers? Explain.
Question # 6 Write an essay on Revolution in China.
Question # 7 Write a short Essay on Modernization and Transformation of Japan.