Appendix A:

237 Historical Items Examined for Changes

Matthew Calbraith Perry

The Japan-U.S. Amity Treaty

The Japan-U.S. Amity Trade Treaty

The Meiji Restoration

Ryukyu (Okinawa)

Dispatching troops to Taiwan

The Exchange Agreement of Sakhalin and the Kurile Islands

The Movement for Civic Rights and Freedom in the 1880s

The Constitution of the Great Japan Empire

Establishment of the Diet

The Rebellion of Hong Kyongrae

The Kanghwa Incident

The Japan-Korea Amity Treaty

Opening of three ports

Kojong (Ritaewang)


The Military Riot of Imo


Sataetang (the Conservative Party)

Tokribtang (the Progressive Party)

Kim Okkyun

The Political Change of Kabsin

The Tienchin Treaty (Japan-Qing)

Chon Bongjun


The Tonghaktang Rebellion (the Kapo Farmers War)

The Sino-Japanese War

The Shimonoseki Treaty

The Independence of Korea

Liao Dong Peninsula


Peng Hu Islands

(picture) The Shimonoseki Peace Conference

Phan Boi Chau

Vietnam Hoi Duy Tan

The Dong Du Movement

The Japan-France Agreement

The Vietnamese Independent Association

Siberian Railways

The Interference by Russia, Germany, and France

East Qing Railways

Chiao-chou Bay

The southern part of Liao Dong Peninsula (Lu Shun and Tairen)


Kowloon Peninsula

New Territory (Xinjie)

Canton Bay

The Division of China

The Movement for Changing Low and Self-Strengthening

Kang Yuwei


The Changing Law of Wu Xu


The Hundred-day Restoration

Liang Chichao

The Political Change of Wu Xu

Anti-Christianity Movement

Yihetuan [Boxers]

"Fu Qing Mie Yang" [supporting Qing and ruining the West]

Yihetuan Rebellion [Boxer Rebellion]

Joint dispatching troops by the eight Powers

The Beijing Protocol

The right of keeping troops in Beijing

(photograph) Soldiers of the Powers at Yihetuan Revellion

(photograph) Construction of Siberia Railways by Russia


Occupation of Manchuria by Russia

The Japanese-English Alliance

The Russo-Japanese War

The Battle at Fong Tian

The Naval Battle at the Sea of Japan

The first Russian Revolution

Theodore Roosevelt

The Portsmouth Treaty

The right of protection of Korea

Southern part of Liao Dong Peninsula (Canton State)

South Manchuria Railways

South Sakhalin

Fishing rights at Primorskii Krai

(photograph) Tairen Port

The Japan-Russia Treaty

Explusion of Japanese immigrant in the U.S.

The Japan-U.S. Gentleman's Agreement

Aftereffect of victory of Japan in the Russo-Japanese War

Taehan Empire

The Japan-Korea Treaty

The second Japan-Korea Treaty

The superviser of Korea

Hirofumi Itou

An Jungkun

The third Japan-Korea Treaty

Anti-Japanese struggles of the loyal soldiers in Korea

The annexation of Korea

(photograph) Anti-Japanese stuggles of the loyal soldiers in Korea

Japan's participation in World War I

Occupation of the South Sea Islands

Occupation of Chiaochou Bay


Japan's 21 provision demands against China

Refusal of the demands by the Yuan Shikai Government

Chinese's feelings toward Japan

(photograph) Anti-Japanese movement in China

The Ishii-Lansing Agreement

The Washington Conference

Dispatching troops to Siberia

Keeping troops in Siberia

Withdrawing troops from Siberia

(photograph) Dispatching Troops to Siberia

Uprising for rice in Japan

Popular suffrage

(photograph) Popular suffrage

The Maintenance of the Public Order Act

The growth of capitalism and the development of financial combines in Japan

The Literarure Revolution

Chen Duxiu

"New Young Men"

Hu Shi

The Colloquial Literature

Lu Xun

"Diary of a Madman"

"Official Story of Ah Q"

Beijing University

Li Tachao

Anti-Japanese movement in China after World War I

The 5.4 Movements

Anti-imperialist and anti-feudalist movement

The 5.30 Incident

Canton National Government from the cooporation of Kuomintang and communist army

Chiang Kai-shek

Subjugation of northern military cliques

(photograph) Boy scouts at the age of subjugation of northern military cliques

(photograph) Marks of the Ji'Nan Incident

The Shanghai Coup D'etat

The Chekiang Financial Combines

The Fong Tian military clique

Zhang Zuo-Ling, and the Zhi Li Sect and the An Hui Sect

Tuan Chi-jui and Feng Guozhang

The assassination of Zhan Zuo-Ling with bomb (the Fong Tian Incident) and the Kanto Army

Chang Hsueh-Liang

(photograph) The Fong Tian Incident

The Government-General in Korea and people's dissatisfaction

The 3.1 movement (the Mansae Incident)

Repression by the Government-General in Korea

"Cultural Politics"

(photograph) The 3.1 movement

The Tokyo Great Earthquake

The Financial Crisis

The military gaining political power

The 5.15 Incident

The 2.26 Incident

Circumstances in Manchuria

The Liutiaohu Incident

The Manchurian Incident

The Shanghai Incident

(photograph) The Shanghai Incident

The Litton Commission

"Manchuria Country"


Japan's secession from League of Nations

(photograph) Manchuria Country

(photograph) The Litton Commission

Occupation of Cheng-te

Japan's advancement to the northern part of China

The Great Subjugation (Da Xi Qian)

The JiDong Anti-Communist Self-Ruled Government

(photograph) The Jidong Anti-Communist Self-Ruled Government

The reformation of the monetary system

Contents of the reformation of the monetary system

The 8.1 Declaration

The National United Front against Japan

The Hsi-an Incident

The result of the Hsi-an Incident

(print) The Chinese army

The Lu Gou Qiao Incident

(photograph) Lu Gou Qiao

The second cooperation of Kuomintang and communist army

The Japan-China War

The Nanking Massacre

(photograph) Occupation of Nanking

Occupation of Wu Han

Occupation of Canton

Wang Zhao-Ming

The Chungking Government

The New East Asian Order

The Anti-Comintern Pact of Japan, Germany, and Italy

Ba Lu Jun Army

(photograph) Female troops of Ba Lu Jun Army

Background of the "Pacific War"

Japan's intention to advance to the south

Japan's advance to French Indochina

The Triple Alliance of Japan, Germany and Italy

The Japanese-Soviet Neutral Treaty

The ABCD Line

Tone of arguments of war-advocates

Japan-U.S. negotiation and Japan's surprise attack to Pearl Harbar

(photograph) Pearl Harbar


Capturing of Hong Kong

Occupation of Singapore

Occupation of Java and Sumatra

Occupation of the Philippines

Occupation of Burma

The "Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere"

Pro-Japanese policy under occupation

Circumstances inside Japan

Changing names into the Japanese style

"Liberating army from the colonial rules"

Occupation policy on the cultural side such as the assimilationist policies

Resistance movements

Obstruction of suzerain states' return back

The naval battle at Midway Islands

Totalitarianism and democracy

Powers of the United States and the Soviet Union

The Allies and the Axis

The U.S. military's counteroffensive in the region of the Pacific Ocean (e.g. Guadalcanal Island)

The Cairo Conference and the Cairo Declaration

The Teheran Conference

The Yalta Conference and the Yalta Agreement

Japanese military's surrender in Saipan island and the U.S. military's capturing Leyte island

The U.S. military's recapturing Philippines and airstrikes in Japanese mainland

The U.S. military's landing into Okinawa

Mass resignation of Toujou Cabinet

The Potsdam Conference

The Potsdam Declaration

The atomic bomb dropped to Hiroshima

The Soviet Union's declaration of war against Japan

Problems regarding the Japanese-Soviet Neutral Treatment

Detention of Japanese to Siberia by the Soviet

The atomic bomb dropped to Nagasaki

(photograph) The atomic bomb

The surrender of Japan

The result of World War II (about the beginning)

The result of World War II (summary of the first term)

The result of World War II (summary of the latter term: anti-fascist nations)

The result of World War II (summary of the latter term: fascist nations)

The result of World War II (the end of fascist nations)

The result of World War II (about the victims)