Effects Of The Japanese Colonization Of Japan

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During the World War II from 1912 to 1945, Japan had an ultimate goal to be supreme in the “four corners of the world”, starting with the colonization of Asian countries. Although Japan’s dream of being ruling the world wasn’t realized, it left notable consequences on the nations that were under the colonial control of Japan. Japanese colonization of the Asian nations had a significant impact politically, socially, and economically because of the suppression and limitation of freedom to rule their own country. A typical example of the Asian nations that experienced these political, social, and economic impacts is Korea, Guam, and Taiwan. As a result, the governments of these countries had to get support from other powerful nations, developed a strong nationalism among the people, and had both positive and negative effects on the economies of the colonized countries.

Because the nations didn’t have the freedom to rule their own country, it was hard for the Asian nations to form their own independent government. Therefore it resulted them to receive support from other strong countries. One of the examples that received foreign support of the colonized country is Korea. Many Koreans who immigrated to other countries strongly supported the establishment of the Korean Provisional government in Manchuria (which is now in Shanghai), in order to rebel against the Japanese empire. The majority of the Koreans who inhabited in the United States, Hawaii, Mexico and Cuba supported the
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