Question: Why did shogunate Japan End?

The growth of money economy led to the rise of the merchant class, but as their social and political status remained low, they wanted to overthrow the government. This weakened the government. The final collapse of the Shogunate was brought about by the alliance of Satsuma and Choshu.

How did shogunate Japan End?

The Tokugawa shogunate declined during the Bakumatsu (final act of the shogunate) period from 1853 and was overthrown by supporters of the Imperial Court in the Meiji Restoration in 1868.

Why did the shogunate close Japan?

In their singleminded pursuit of stability and order, the early Tokugawa also feared the subversive potential of Christianity and quickly moved to obliterate it, even at the expense of isolating Japan and ending a century of promising commercial contacts with China, Southeast Asia, and Europe.

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