Ch 20: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Japanese Imperialism & Role in WWII

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Ensure that your students are ready for the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies exam by utilizing this engaging chapter on World War II and Japanese imperialism. It is effective as a study guide because it contains lessons and interactive resources.

ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Japanese Imperialism & Role in WWII - Chapter Summary

Students using the lessons in this chapter get to develop a deeper understanding of Japanese militarism and historical war events that occurred in Japan. Once they complete this chapter, they will be able to answer questions on the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies exam relating to:

  • Japanese imperialism
  • Nationalism in Japan
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor
  • WWII's Pacific Ocean Theater
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

To gain the benefits of this chapter, all students have to do is explore information-rich lessons. Then, they will use the self-assessment quizzes to see what information they retained from the chapter. This helps your students know if they are ready for the actual exam or not. Lesson transcripts contain highlighted key terms that are useful to know for the test.

5 Lessons in Chapter 20: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Japanese Imperialism & Role in WWII
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Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

1. Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

The Empire of Japan was expanded through territorial acquisitions and wars during the early 20th century. Learn about the outcomes of the First Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War, the Takeover of Korea, and how World War II led to the end of Imperial Japan.

Militarization and Nationalism in Japan in the 1920s-1930s

2. Militarization and Nationalism in Japan in the 1920s-1930s

When countries are motivated by nationalism and militarization, they focus solely on their nation's self-interest and are prepared to use military force to defend their welfare and assert power. Learn about militarization and nationalism in Japan in the 1920s to 1930s and how Japan changed after World War I.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

3. The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II

Although the United States was determined to avoid direct involvement in World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor changed America's stance and thrust the country into war. Learn what led to America's involvement in the Second World War, including Japan's rivalry with the United States and undeclared war, and the warning signs of the impending attack, and discover what happened in the attack and its effects.

The Pacific Ocean Theater of WWII: Japan vs. The Allies

4. The Pacific Ocean Theater of WWII: Japan vs. The Allies

Japan sought domination of the Pacific theater during World War II. Dive deep into the Japanese strategy to win, and the Allied attempts to stop them, focusing on some of the most important battles of the Pacific.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How the Atomic Bomb Changed Warfare During WWII

5. Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How the Atomic Bomb Changed Warfare During WWII

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States developed the atomic bomb through the secret Manhattan Project. Discover the events leading up to and monumental impact of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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