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Japanese Conflict (Meiji Empire)
15 Sep 2017
Japan forces Korea to open three ports to Japanese trade
Japan and China agree not to send troops into Korea
Japan has developed a strong army. (they have 50,000 soldiers and about 75 warships)
Japan negotiates to abolish extraterritorial rights for americans. Also China invades Korea.
Japan wins fight with China and they sign a peace treaty
Japan offers Russia support in Manchuria in exchange for abstention in Korea. Russians refused.
Japan surprise-attacks Russian ships in Manchuria and begins the Ruso-Japanese war
Russia and Japan begin to negotiate a peace treaty mediated my Theodore Roosevelt. Russia was forced out of Manchuria and Korea.
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