The Manchurian Crisis

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What were the dates of the crisis?
1931-32
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On September 1931, what did the japanese claim?
They claimed there had been an explosion on the railway line in Mukden which they said was sabotage from the Chinese,
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Was there actually an exlposion?
There is no certainty there was as no transport was stopped,
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What did the Japanese army do and what excuse did they make? Did they defeat the chinese army?
They invaded Machuria to 'restore law and order'/ Yes they defeated the CHinese amry,
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Was this action authorised by the Government? How did the public feel? What did this mean for the army? Were they in control?
It wasnt authorised by the Governmetn but the public was very pleased so now the amry was in control of Japanese policies,
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What was China's response?
They appealed to the L of N
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What was the L of N's response? What was set up?
They set up the Lytton Commission to investiagte what had happened,
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What did China claim abotu the crisis and what did the Japanses claim?
China-She cliamed japan had commited an act of agression, japan- she claimed she went in to resotre law and order,
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Japan forced the Chinses out of the area anmd who did they set up as ruler and was he controlled?
They set up thr old Chinses emporer who was the japanse's puppet,
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Why did the L of N have to be careful?
As Japan was one of the permanent members of the council but didnt wnt to lose her as no country wanted war against her,
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Why was Japan a useful ally?
She was strong and modern- she could control Russian expansion in the Far East,
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Why did the Japanese want Manchuria?
As it was the solution to over population and financial problems
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Who was in charge of the Lytton commision and what was their aim?
Victor Lytton whose aim was to gather infromation and produce a report about the crisis
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when was the report published and how long did it take to produce?
By October 1932, which took one year,
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What did the report come out as?
It said Mancuria should become an indepedant state called Manchukuo as the Chinese rule was caotic and the japanese had no claim to it ,
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Did the Japanese leave? What did the L of N do? what did she do after?
No she didnt so the L of n condemned her action so Japan just left the league and took ober more of china,
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why were sanctions no imposed?
as Japan's main trading partner was the USA who wasnt part of the L of N
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Why did britain and Franmce not use troops?
AS she was in the Far East which they werent near to so didnt affetc her,
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On September 1931, what did the japanese claim?

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They claimed there had been an explosion on the railway line in Mukden which they said was sabotage from the Chinese,

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Was there actually an exlposion?

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What did the Japanese army do and what excuse did they make? Did they defeat the chinese army?

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Was this action authorised by the Government? How did the public feel? What did this mean for the army? Were they in control?

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