Hi class.... Today we will be learning about why Japan attacked Pearl Harbor
Reason 1 Imperialism
We need more military
Reason 2 Conflict between USA & Japan
Why are you attacking China!!!!
Be quiet America we know what we are doing
Imperialistic ideas for Japan started in the late 1860's and ended about in the 1900's By the 1890s, with Russian expansion in mind, Japan's military strategists were looking upon Korea as a zone of defense. In 1894, a war was approaching between Japan and China regarding Korea.
Japan and America had been butting heads.The United States established diplomatic relations with Japan in 1858. During World War II, diplomatic relations between the United States and Japan were severed in the context of the war that followed Japan's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor,Hawaii.