Today I collected your appeasement/causes of Second World War paragraphs and we watched the Appeasement video. Next I introduced China and Japan in the pre-war era. We learned about the power vacuum after Sun's death and the rapid political transitions in both countries. We used the graphic organizer from the text to see the big picture, and I gave out a handout that summarizes the Global Forces discussion on this topic titled "Chinese Revolution." Please answer the questions for homework.
If you want to get a head start, you can pre-read the linked article.