Japanese Aggression

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Japanese Aggression

Unit 4

Lesson 3

(Section 24.3)

Objectives:



Review German aggression in Europe.



Explore why the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, pulling the
US into war.

Warm Up



Why was Germany able to
take Poland & France so
quickly (
esp

as compared
to WWI efforts)?




How did Britain hold off an
invasion?







Aircraft, tank divisions, blitz
tactics, superior firepower





RAF, radar, code
-
breaking


Japanese Aggression


Causes
:



Recessions



Resent dependence on
foreign nations



Distain corrupt politicians




Resentment mistreatment
@ Treaty



Anger with LON

Japanese Aggression



1920
-
30’s Tojo increases
military power


Imperial growth


Korea, Formosa (Taiwan)


Increased war imports


trucks, aircraft, oil,
technology



Invasion of China




Manchuria 1931 for coal,
iron, land (food)
resources


Withdraw from League



China Proper
1937
-
41


US & USSR aid China



Greater East Asia Co
-
Prosperity Sphere


1940
-
41 seize French
Indochina (Vietnam)



US embargo on gas, oil, scrap
metal (iron/steel) to Japan


Freeze Japanese financial assets in
US



Move into Dutch East Indies
for oil & rubber

Peace with America



Emperor Hirohito begs
PM Tojo to keep peace
w/ US



Tojo says okay, yet
secretly orders navy to
prepare attack.

Japanese Aggression Map

Homework