DPHIST17 (Copy)

Paper 1 - The move to global war

Commodore Perry arrives in Japan

1853

Treaty of Kanagawa

1854

The Treaty of Kanagawa is signed between Japan and the USA

Meiji Era

1868 - 1912

Meiji Restoration

1868

Establishment of Meiji Consitution

1889

First Sino-Japanese War

1894 - 1895

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Annextion of Korea

1910

Taishō Era

1912 - 1926

The 21 Demands

1915

Electoral Law

1925

Shōwa Era

1926 - 1989

Manchurian Incident

1931

Japanese Invasion of Manchuria

1931

Military expansion - Japan

1931 - 1941

May 15 Incident

15 May 1932

Assassination of PM Inukai Tsuyoshi

Lytton Report

2 October 1932

Military expansion - German & Italian

1933 - 1940

Italian expansion in Abyssinia

1933 - 1936

February 26 Incident

26 February 1936

Marco Polo Bridge Incident

1937

Second Sino-Japanese War

1937 - 1941

Second United Front

1937 - 1945

World War II

1939 - 1945

Italian invasion of Albania

April 7 1939 - April 12 1939

Pact of Steel

22 May 1939

Nazi Soviet Pact (Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact)

23 August 1939

Tripartite Pact

27 September 1940

Germany, Italy & Japan

Pearl Harbour

7 December 1941

8 December in Japan