Japanese Expansion (xjanmegx)

  • Japan invades Manchuria

    Japan invades Manchuria
    Cause- There was a plethora of natural resources in Manchuria that Japan needed desperately.
    Effect- The League of Nations did't approve and Japan was criticized.
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    Japanese Expansion

  • Japan invades eastern part of China

    Cause- Japan still needed more resources.
    Effect- Forced Chinese closer to the middle of the country.
  • Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere

    Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere
    Cause- Wanted resources of Southeast Asia.
    Effect- Japan united East and Southeast Asia as well as strengthening the bonds of Japan with Germany and Italy.
  • Japan bombs Pearl Harbor,Hawaii

    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor,Hawaii
    Cause- The Japanese expansion worried the U,S, and they stopped exports to Japan.
    Effect- It started the Pacific War between America and Japan.
  • Japan Ruling a Large Empire

    Japan Ruling a Large Empire
    Cause- Japan won many victories by defeating Southeast Asian and the Pacific
    Effect- Japan was ruling a large empire but was defeated by the U.S. and was forced to retreat some areas.
  • America Dropped Atomic Bombs

    America Dropped Atomic Bombs
    Cause- Japan refused to surrender even after the war between the U.S.
    Effect- The U.S. drops two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagaski.