The Rise of Militarism in Japan

By: Tierney Casper

Emperor Hirohito

  • Born April 29, 1901
  • Raised by Retired Vice-Admiral
  • Went to School From 7 to 19
  • Showa- Reign Name

Causes Leading to the Rise of Militarism

  • Tough Times Economically, Socially, and Politically
  • Couldn't pay for Imports
  • Overpopulation
  • Invasion of Manchuria
  • Political Assassinations
  • Disagreements Between Military and Government

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