Japanese Expansion Leading up to World War I
Use the Map to answer the following questions. Click on it and zoom in if the dates or location names are too small.
- What kinds of territories did Japan acquire in the years before 1900? What does this indicate that Japan desired?
- What kinds of territories did Japan acquire after 1900? What does this indicate about Japan’s goals?
- What nation would Japan most likely be adversaries with based on geographic location?
- What nation suffered the most as a result of Japanese expansion?