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The Meiji Restoration

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The New fighting the Old in early Meiji Japan circa 1870



The Meiji Restoration, also referred to at the time as the Honorable Restoration, and also known as the Meiji RenovationRevolutionReform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to the Empire of Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji. 


Here is an article by Khan Academy that gives an extensive overview of the causes and effects of the Meiji Restoration. 



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Multicultural Histories



Learning Activities


Here is timeline learning activity for students to work on. It includes a short reading about the Meiji Restoration and a timeline for students to fill out as they read, with instructions to discuss the significance of the events with their fellow classmates, 





The Meiji Constitution of 1889

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