amalia asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 3 weeks ago

2 questions ?

1) Why was it necessary for the United States among other Western nations to spearhead and open Japan, which had been following a policy of self-imposed isolationism for over two centuries?



2) Why did the Tokugawa government in Edo succumb to the American pressure without any resistance and abandon its two-centuries’-old seclusion policy? What were the significant consequences of Tokugawa’s signing of the Treaty of Kanagawa with the United States?           


2 Answers

  • 3 weeks ago

    These are clearly homework questions. This means that you have already been TAUGHT the answers.

    Go back to your text book and the notes you took in your history class. It's all there.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Random use of their factories and low cost shipping. 

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