scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,369
JAPANESE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POST WORLD WAR II World War II left many powerful nations in smoke and rubble The deconstruction of many countries gave them the chance to rebuild their cities and economies No country took more advantage of this opportunity than Japan Japan was a huge militaristic power in World War II Their aggressive behavior caused them to be stripped of their military and their power for self rule The demilitarization of Japan changed the countrys focus from world militaristic domination to world economic domination The country established free trade manufactured goods and improved and invented technology making themselves one of the largest economic superpowers in the world World War II exploded across Europe and the rest of the world in 1939 Germany and Japan had united to take over Europe Russia and the Pacific islands The focus of the Japanese was to conquer China Conquering the mighty country was not as easy as they expected and they needed more resources as the war dragged on Japan turned its focus to the Pacific Islands for resources for their war with China There was a barrier that stood between Japan and those resources they needed the United States Navy Admiral Isoroku Yamatmoto of the Japanese Navy stated that The US fleet in Hawaii is a dagger pointed at our throat and must be destroyed Beck et al p827 Early in the morning of December 7 1941 American sailors at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii awoke to the roar of explosives Beck et al p827 Within two hours the Japanese had sunk or damaged 18 ships including eight battleships - nearly the whole US pacific fleet Some 2400 Americans died more than 1000 were wounded Beck et al p827 The news of the attack shocked America The day after President Roosevelt announced to Congress and the world that the United States had declared war on Japan After the attack of Pearl
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA