1. In an attempt to modernize Japan during the late 1800's, the leaders of the Meiji government decided to

1. Study Western institutions and technology.
2. maintain a policy of isolationism.
3. establish close relations with China.
4. end the political power of the Buddhists.

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2. A characteristic of both European and Japanese feudalism was

1. A decentralized government.
2. the adoption of Christianity.
3. an open democratic society.
4. the many opportunities for social mobility

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3. Both Japan and China decided to limit trade with Europe during much of the 16th and 17th centuries because the Japanese and the Chinese

1. had few products to sell to the Europeans.
2. held religious beliefs that prohibited contact with foreigners.
3. thought European technology would hinder any effort to
modernize.
4. believed they would receive no benefit from increased contact with the Europeans

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4. Commodore Perry's visit to Japan led directly to the

1. decline of the Japanese economy.
2. conversion of most of the Japanese people to Christianity.
3. beginning of Japan's movement toward economic modernization.
4. growth of Japanese feudalism.

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5. Commodore Perry's opening of Japan to foreign trade and Japan's Meiji Restoration both resulted in

1. Chinese control of Japan.
2. the division of Japan by Europe.
3. a return of feudalism in Japan.
4. a period of modernization in Japan.

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