Japan Domestic Issues 1920 s and 30 s (Taisho Democracy (Zaibatsu (Rich…
Japan Domestic Issues 1920 s and 30 s
Sacrificing Japan for a world "position"
E.g. Washington Conference (1921-1922)
Rich financial groups
Policies in favour of them, at the expense of the commoners
Involved in the Bank Crisis
1923 Tokyo Earthquake
Banks --- low-rate loans --- crisis in 1927
Weakened people's faith on party politics
Zaibatsu taking up most of the banking system
Looking for wars as a mean to solve economic problems
Cutting spending in military
Created crisis to show their imprtance
Cut expenditure = a cut of their status
Loss of Japanese tradition and strength
Individualism VS collectivism
Economic > Capitalism
Suffering of the majority of the workers
Chose to restore the past
Encourage class struggle
A series of assassination and coup de tats
The theory of Japan politics and pure socialism and an outline plan of the reconstruction of Japan
Japan and the way of Japanese
League of Blood/ Blood Brotherhood League
"Japan", "Emperor", "Asia"
Back to pre-industrialized and westernized Japan
"Toseiha" VS "Kadoha"
Reforming Japan with the help of Zaibatsu, capitalism, etc.
Imperial Way Faction
Young soldiers - Kwan Tong army in China
9.18 --> Japan controlled the northern part of China
Destruction, no Zaibatsu