1853-1863,Bakumatsu: japan ends it sakoku policies
1884, Porfirio Diaz Began his second term as president
In this time period, Japan becomes an independent country.During this time is when japan is unified by the Tokugawa family. The years following became very isolated and peaceful for the people in japan and caused a growth in artistic, creative and cultural development .It made japan be one of the most diverse and cultured countries in the world to date.
On July 8th, 1853 Mathew Perry arrived In Edo Japan (Tokyo) and demanded that japan were to trade with the United States as well as demanding that japan opens there ports for trade. These demands had to be met because of the fact that , at the time Japanese had no Navy to defend themselves.Because of this they start industrializing.
In 1853- 1863 the Japanese got rid of the Shikoku policies. These were their laws again anyone coming in or leaving japan, since they were such an isolated country. The Japanese then switched to the Meiji government
In 1884 Porfirio Diaz began his 2nd term as the president of mexico, After his chosen successor, Manuel Gonzalez failed him. He later modified the constitution to stay in power, This effected mexico for the next 26 years or so because of the fact that it had the same president for well over 3 decades and was no longer really a democracy.
In 1910, Francisco I. Madero ran for the position of president of mexico. Because of Maderos past efforts of removing Diaz from office as well as Maderos growing popularity by the Mexican citizens Diaz felt threatened and sent Madero to prison during the elections, Resulting with another unfair term of presidency for Diaz. Although he had said that mexico was ready for a democracy again.
This was one of the major changes in japan because it was the firs time japan opened up their ports for international trade not just to the United states but other major countries at the time like Brazil, Britain. This also helped speed up japans industrialization.
1916, From bad to worse(Didn't know what to title it)
1910, Incarceration of Francisco I. Madero
Villa's supporter attack a train in Santa Ysabel, Chihuahua, and killed 17 Americans, including employees of the american smelting and refining company. this caused rioters in el paso to attack Mexicans outside of the majestic theater.