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Why Matthew Perry was sent to Japan?

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Who sent Commodore Perry to Japan?

Perry's two expeditions to Japan took place during the administrations of Fillmore and Pierce. He was sent to open up Japan to trade, to ensure good treatment of American sail

Why did Commodore Matthew Perry come to Japan in 1853?

Because Matthew Perry unlike other Perry's was amazing when it cam to speaking with asians. Most in his time would use racial slurs such as "wide eyed ninja" or "short limbed

What year did Matthew Perry visit japan?

July 8, 1853 was the date that Commodore Matthew Perry ported the USS Mississippi, Plymouth, Saratoga, and Susquehanna at Uraga Harbor near Edo (modern Tokyo) .