In Tokyo, Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, representing the U.S.
government, signs the
The Japanese grudgingly agreed to Perry's demands, and the two sides signed
Also called Perry Convention (March 31, 1854), Japan's first
(1858)Treaty between Japan and the USA. It extended the rights granted to the
USA four years earlier by the
He returned in February 1854 with eight ships—one-third of the U.S. Navy—and
on 31 March 1854, he signed the
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(March 31, 1854), Japan's first
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After much intense negotiations, the Japanese gave in and signed the