TowardPeace: War Responsibility, Postwar Compensation, and Peace Movements and Education in Japan
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1868    Meiji Restoration.
1894     Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895).
1895     Annexation of Taiwan.
1902    Anglo-Japanese Alliance.
1904    Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905).
1910    Annexation of Korea.
1914    World War I (1914-1918).
1931     Manchurian Incident.  Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945).
1937     Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). 
1941     The Pacific War (1941-1945).
1945    The Occupation of Japan (1945-1951).
1951    San Francisco Peace Treaty and United States-Japan Security Treaty (singed in 1951 and issued in 1952).
1952     The Law for the Relief for the War Injured and Diseased, and for War Bereaved Families and Others.
1954     MSA (Mutual Security Act) Agreement.  Defense Agency and the Self Defense Forces established. 
1955     The Japan Council Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bomb (Gensuikyō) established. 
1957     Law Concerning Medical Care for the Atomic Bomb Exposed.
1960     The New U.S.-Japan Security Treaty.
1965     The Treaty on Basic Relations Between Japan and Republic of Korea.
1963     The Japan Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikin) established. 
1967     “Three Non-Nuclear Principles” declared by Prime Minister Eisaku Satō.
1968     Law Concerning Special Measures for the Atomic Bomb Exposed.
1970    Japan signs the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (ratified in 1976).
1972     Okinawa Return.  China-Japan Joint Communiqué.
1978     China-Japan Peace and Friendship Treaty.
1986    The Laws (1986 and 1987) to compensate Taiwanese killed and wounded soldiers.
1992    The International Peace Cooperation Law (PKO Law).
1994    Law Concerning Support for the Atomic Bomb Exposed (Atomic Bomb Survivors’ Support Law) (in effect in 1995)
1995    Asian Women’s Fund.  The Law to compensate military postal savings and unpaid salaries for Taiwanese soldiers and army/naval civilian employees.
1997     Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation
1999    The Law for Situations in Areas Surrounding Japan
2001    Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law.
2003    The Law Concerning the Special Measures on Humanitarian and Reconstruction Assistance in Iraq

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