This attack was a turning point for the United States because this was one factor that brought them into World War II to fight against the Axis Powers. In conclusion, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor because of their nationalist mentality, America’s embargo of oil to Japan and fearing that the United States will attack them first. The first reason why Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor was because the Japanese had nationalistic and narcissistic political mentality. The Japanese believed the Yamato race was a superior race to the other Asian race(Document A). They also believed they will become the “new order” once Europe and America crumble and become the “old orders”(Document A).
In conclusion, I strongly believe that the main cause of World War 1 was Imperialism. Imperialism was the main cause because of the geographic changes and the economic issues with all the countries. I’m not saying that being educated about WW1 will stop any war because war is inevitable but it is a start. It is a huge milestone because our country knows what would be in the long run after every little
China 's northern Expedition weakened the Japanese economic in China, and urge the Japanese government to adjust its China policy , the annexation of Northeast China to speed up the pace. In the early 1930s, the world economic crisis influenced the Japanese economy suffered a heavy blow, into extreme difficulties and lead to a political crisis in the downturn. The Japanese fascist forces are determined to break the shackles of Washington system in Japan. While British and America
Imperialism is a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. It is a great way to strengthen the economy and gain power and territory for countries that practice it, though it often failed and resulted in war and the deaths of innocents. Four intellectuals that played a big part in influencing American imperialism were Frederick Jackson Turner, Alfred T. Mahan, Herbert Spencer and John Fisk. All of these influencers had different ideologies and came together to justify American imperialism. They believed America needed to expand power and gain territories.
The reasons for this hostile takeover was due to the Great Depression (insert a bunch of in text textbook citations). Before the Depression, Japan was doing economically well, establishing a strong industry with good exportation, powerful army (although the strength of the army caused government policy to be dictated primarily by army leaders), as well as a growing empire. When the Depression hit, it deeply devastated Japan. China and USA put up tariffs (trading barriers) against Japanese goods. Japan was quite dependent on trade, as it was a country with few natural resources.
Although China had more soldiers than Japan, Japan was more resourceful military-wise, giving them the advantage. Once the battle began, it was clear that China would lose Nanjing. Eventually, the Japanese cornered the Chinese, forcing them to surrender. Some were executed on the spot while others marched into a fenced off area with other soldiers. Thus, the Nanjing Massacre began.
The military activities and innovations after World War I (WWI) greatly influenced the military operations and outcome of World War II. France and Britain were victorious, but the effect of the previous war persuaded these countries to shift their focus on smaller militaries rather than the art of war. The Treaty of Versailles imposed many requirements and restrictions on the Germans, but this did not stop the Germans from being a military force to be reckoned with during the late 1930s and early 1940s. As a matter of fact, this imposement forced the Germans to be innovative as they pursued to increase their military prowess in the 1930s. All of the countries involved in WWI had the same experience and knowledge about the war and military capabilities and limitations, but the level of input they individually invested in their military were very different.
I seek to explain the onset of World War I, World War II Europe, and World War II Pacific by using a systemic level of analysis, particularly dynamic differentials theory. Dynamic Differentials Theory states that war is likely when a dominant power is facing deep and inevitable decline. These dominant powers are more likely to wage war against another power because they suspect their own power is fleeting and want to prevent their decline by any means necessary. This theory also states that war is only likely in a multipolar system when the declining state has substantially more military power than the others, and will only declare war when the declining power believes its military strength has reached its peak. WORLD WAR I: Germany waged World War I in 1914 due to their increasing fear of the rise of Russia.
The economy of the West Coast would only be improved with the relocation of the Japanese, as many American farmers were missing out on work due to immigrant success. Pushy military persons used their positions to persuade the government to introduce mass relocation, when in reality, the necessity was only due to wartime hysteria. The biggest factor that led to the mass relocation of the Japanese people was racism. It grew out of the many acts that established the belief that Japanese people were not American citizens. Overall, the relocation of Japanese people in America was neither justified nor necessary.
The 19th century was a period of widespread social, economical and political problems in the United States, from the 1890s to the 1920s in need of reform. Both parties were created by the people’s dissatisfaction with the government and its ability to appeal to the majority. The Populist movement was founded my farmers, laborers and middle class civilians that wanted government regulation in the economy, more authority in the government, educating immigrants, to prevent government corruption and high positions to be based on experience. The Progressive movement was caused corruption in politics, political machines, rapid urbanization and discrimination and equality. The Progressive movement was based on the idea that the government should have a more active role in solving economic ills.
As soon as Japan sees that they had stopped trades with them and were limiting rights to the Japanese it gave them a shock and from then they knew they must get revenge. The Japanese have had a plan to take over the world but they had countries in the way that were stronger but soon the US started to back away from the Japanese. So why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor? Japan cannot get to take over the world with the US embargo on materials and the naval expansion act. The Japanese were in desperate need to strengthen its military force to meet their goal.
Reconstruction- created race conflict in all aspects of American society Both in the North and South The Gilded Age- separation of the classes began to emerge wealthy elite rose above the working class and artificially suppressing worker wages Social Darwinism and Herbert Spencer- the application of Darwin’s theory of evolution to socioeconomics by Spencer created a sense that lower classes were “unfit” Survival of the fittest World War I- following the disillusionment of WWI, a fear of outsiders rose Harding: “Return to Normalcy”