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[Session 3] Japan Goes Global: November 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
[Session 3] Japan Goes Global: November 2, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

[Educator Program] Individually Priced Sessions #3 - Modern Japan: Beginning of US-Japan Relationship to WWII

Beginning of the US-Japan Relationship - Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Participants will examine the rise of Japan on the international stage during the Meiji period with particular focus on the relationship between the United States and Japan. Key topics include the rise of Japanese imperialism, Japan’s connections to other Asian neighbors, and the economic rise and prosperity of Japan within the global economy.

Showa Japan: Foreign Relations and World War II:

Participants will explore the topic of the early Showa period in Japan, with a particular focus on political and foreign policy leading into WWII. Participants will consider and compare different perspectives of imperialism, Japan-U.S political negotiations during this period, and the events of the Asia-Pacific War.   


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