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.