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 United States of American and the empire of Japan, desiring to establish firm , lasting and sincere friendship between the two nations, have resolved to fix, ...
The Japanese grudgingly agreed to Perry's demands, and the two sides signed
Also called Perry Convention (March 31, 1854), Japan's first
After much intense negotiations, the Japanese gave in and signed the
Dec 15, 2015
Commodore Perry was the first to be successful and persuaded Japan to sign the
(March 31, 1854), Japan's first
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