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What are the two external events that had affected Singapore? One of the external events that had affected Singapore is the industrial revolution. With the industrial revolution, there is new inventions of machineries such as the steamships, spinning machines and steam engine. The steamship is much more faster and allows people to travel to Singapore in a shorter amount of time, the spinning machines allows large quantities of goods to be produced easily. As a result with the inventions of steamships and spinning machines , there is an increase in the amount of ships and goods arriving in Singapore thus also increasing in the amount of trade in Singapore, as a result the economy of Singapore also increased greatly. One of the external events that had affected Singapore is the opening of Suez Canal. With the opening of suez canal, the route from Europe to Singapore is much more shorter. As a result when the route from Europe to Singapore is shorter, traders will think that Singapore is a profitable place to trade as it is fast and cheap to travel to Singapore, thus this greatly increase in the number of trade in Singapore which also brings prosperity to Singapore when the economy of Singapore greatly increase. This is one of the external events that had affected Singapore. What are the reasons for japan to attack Asia in the 1930s?

One of the reason for japan to attack Asia in the 1930s is because japan needs raw material from asia. As asia is rich in oil and raw material, and japan needed raw material for survival and for its economy growth thus as a result, japan attack asia in the 1930s to obtain raw material from asia. One of the reasons for japan to attack asia in the 1930s is because japan wanted to become the master of pacific region and Asia. When japan wanted to be the master of pacific region and asia, japan attack asia and conquer the territories in asia to gain more territories to expand its empire and economy and also making use of the resources in the conquered territories for its own benefits. This is one of the reason that japan wanted to attack asia in the 1930s. What are the reasons for British in Singapore to lose to the Japanese during world war 2? One of the reasons for the british in Singapore to lose to the japaneses during world war 2 is because the British overestimated themselves. When the british in Singapore overestimated themselves, the british in Singapore thought that the Japanese troops were weak and their equipment were incomparable to theirs as a result the Japanese did not sent any navy and air reinforcement to Singapore as they think that they can defeat the Japanese easily. Thus resulting the Japanese to show lack of effort to defend Singapore and causing then to lose to the Japanese during world war 2. This is one of the reasons for the british in Singapore to lose to the Japanese during world war 2. One of the reasons for the british in Singapore to lose to the japaneses during world war 2 is because the japaneses have well prepared troops. The Japanese had set up intelligence service in Malaya and Singapore to provide and obtain information of the british defence and readiness. The Japanese troops is also well trained in jungle warfare, they are used to the tropical conditions in Singapore, they also have well prepared medical to cure illnesss. As a result the Japanese had already planned on attacking Singapore and they were also well trained to fight thus they move swiftly by bicycle and tanks through Malaya and arrive in singaore quickly , this causes the british to get a shock as the Japanese were so quick and fast thus causing the british to lose to the Japanese. This is one of the reason for the british in Singapore to lose to the Japanese during world war 2. What are the method did the Japanese used to make the people of Singapore to obey them. The Japanese carry out propaganda campaigns to make the people of Singapore to obey them. The Japanese promote Japanese spirits in...
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