In Tokyo, Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, representing the U.S.
government, signs the
Did you know that for roughly 200 years, Japan intentionally cut itself off from much of the world? This all changed in 1854. This lesson explains...
The Japanese grudgingly agreed to Perry's demands, and the two sides signed
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Also called Perry Convention (March 31, 1854), Japan's first
After much intense negotiations, the Japanese gave in and signed the
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He returned in February 1854 with eight ships—one-third of the U.S. Navy—and
on 31 March 1854, he signed the
(March 31, 1854), Japan's first
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EMPIRE OF JAPAN