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The role of the Tokugawa Shogunate in reimposing a feudal system(based on daiymo and samurai) and the increasing control of Shogun over foreign trade.
explain reasons for Japans closure to foreigners under the Tokugawa Shogunate and the impact of US Commodore Perry's visit in 1853
during this period Japan worked on isolating itsef from the rest of the world but still continue to allow some trade with the Chinese and Dutch - Why did they do this and how did the Americans respond.
1. describing internal pressures in shogunate Japan (for example the rise of a commercial class at the expense of the samurai, peasant uprisings such as Osaka 1837, and famine)
2. describing the increasing exposure to Western technology and ideas (for example the establishment of a naval school with Dutch instructors, the translation of Western books)
3. evaluating the significance of the Meiji Restoration of 1868 CE that restored imperial rule to Japan