4 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- Japan sinned and was punished as a form of purification consequently, it has a responsibility to look for injustices around the world and point them out
- "We did commit atrocities, we did impose our national will, we were colonialists/ imperialists just like Britain and other nations were and just like them we stopped. We are no better or worse or different from any other major nations. We know it was wrong and its done.
- the group of stories that a group of people tell themselves about the past
- Defeated in 1940; Philoipe Petain becomes leader of the government and collaborates with the Germans. Charles De Gaule - refused to accept the defeat and established a government in exile. He was a representative of French resistance and did not want France occupied. Felt the French would be crippled after the war if they thought of themselves as people who didn't resist. This is an example of classic model of collective memory. If French thought of themselves as people who didn't resist they would be weak.
3 True/False Questions
Japan Memory WWII - Purified by Punishment → Alot of them refuse to face Japan's past much like Germany
2 events that changed nature of the world after 1945 → Extreme Nationalism, Japan is like other nations, Japan was purified by punishment.
WWII takes on different meanings → Germany Occupied by West and Soviet Allies; East =Soviet Communist West = West (Britain and France) - democratic/capitalistic