D. Japan was exposed to ideas that revolutionized its society.
The journey of Commodore Matthew Perry to Japan in 1853 is called the Perry Expedition. This was a military and diplomatic expedition intended to put an end to the isolation of Japan. Perry was interested in establishing diplomatic relations and trade with the nation, and the Japanese were forced to agree. This led to the collapse of the Tokugawa government, and to the spread of Western ideas in Japan.
japan was pressured to allow trade with the United States.
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Matthew C. Perry was the Commodore of the U.S. Navy who compelled the opening of Japan to world trade in 1854, by forcing on the Japanese shogunate the treaty of Kanagawa. Because of his threats and show of force, Japan was pressured to allow trade with the United States through the establishment of a treaty called the Convention of Kanagawa.