I'm currently searching for possible topics for my history IA and I am supposed to hand in a possible leading question very soon. However, somehow I have not yet been able to decide on a specific topic. I have several possible question, but am not quite sure yet whether they are suitable. The questions are:
In how far was the threat from Western Imperialism the primary cause for the Meiji restoration in 1868?
To what extend did the Meiji restoration succeed in improving equality in Japan's social system?
To what extend did the Matchgirl's strike of 1888 have a signif