While Japan was a major player in the Second World War, it also played a role in the first Great War. Scholars analyze the Anglo-Japanese alliance during World War I in the 30th installment of a 32-part series. Using a short video clip, they open a train of discussion and thought on how the Far East played a factor in the war and its lasting impact. The emotions carry on into a second conflict a few decades later—with Japan on the opposite side.
- Create a series of questions on Japan's government to use during the video clip
- Add an additional video clip from Kahn Academy Japan in WWI
- Video lesson lasts more than 10 minutes
- This video is hosted on YouTube
- Resource provides detailed backstory on Japan during the Meiji Era leading to WWI
- Lesson includes primary photography from WWI to evaluate and analyze