Question 1: While the governments of ________ and the United Kingdom conditionally recognized
the new republic, the Meiji government in Tokyo did not.
Question 2: The
particular was formally established in July 1869, and incorporated
many of the combatants and ships which had participated in the
Battle of Hakodate.
Question 3: In the meantime, an Imperial fleet had been rapidly constituted
around the ironclad warship , which had been purchased
by the Kōtetsu ________ from the United States.
Question 4: This French
involvement is part of the broader, and often disastrous, foreign
activity of the French Empire under Napoleon III, and
followed the ________.
Question 5: Although the modernization of Japan is generally explained as
starting with the Meiji period (1868), it actually started
significantly earlier from around 1853 during the final years of
the Tokugawa shogunate (the ________).
Question 6: The future admiral Togo Heihachiro,
hero of the 1905 ________, participated to
the battle as a gunner onboard the paddle steam warship . Kasuga
Question 7: The battle marked the end of the old feudal regime in Japan, and
the end of armed resistance to the ________.
Question 8: It was the last stage
of the ________, and
occurred around Hakodate in the northern Japanese island of
Question 9: Some of his former supporters from Satsuma, such
Takamori would revolt against this situation, leading to the ________ in 1877.
Question 10: The Meiji
government defeated the forces of the Shogun at the ________ and
subsequently occupied the Shogun's capital at Edo.