The Japanese Invasion of Manchuria Study Guide
This study guide looks at two key questions, why did the Japanese invade and why did the League fail to stop them? The learning objectives are as follows:

Theme: Why did the League of Nations fail?
Know: What role did Japan play in the League of Nations?
Understand: Why did Japan invade Manchuria?
Evaluate: Why did the League fail to stop the Japanese invasion?
Skills: Cause, Consequence, Source Evaluation & judgement

What Am I Looking For this lesson?
Identify / Describe – What problems faced Japan in the 1930s?
Explain – Why did the Japanese invade Manchuria?
Analyse – begin to form a judgement on why the League eventually failed?

This resource includes information, maps, photographs from the time, primary and secondary sources, Oxford & Cambridge Exam Board questions and student mark schemes for peer and self assessment.

The activities for this lesson include a revision note taking activity, a thinking skills review triangle on why Japan invaded and 6 past paper questions with mark schemes.
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Created: Aug 29, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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