One can say that Imperialism played a huge role for the happening of the Second World War. Japan wanted to become the one and only ruling power in Asia was a good example of imperialism excellence. In Europe it was the same thing also- The Nazi called themselves as socialists and it was their goal to gain control and accomplish all European countries and instill their theories and ideologies everywhere. This type of imperialism led to the events of the Second World War so much so because the high amount of pride people felt and were willing to do anything to protect and honor the countries. Japan is known to be one of the countries as the “Axis” force yet they never signed the axis pact in the first place- came into collaboration with both Germany and Italy to fight against their opposed forces. Japan had its motives in doing so. Japan was a small Island with not many resources and second, they wanted to gain and expand their Japanese empire through Asia and south pacific regions.
Japan surrendered on August 15th 1945 after the US bombed them. For the first time ever, and only time ever—was atomic bombs ever used in warfare. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the cities that were attacked. Japan was casted the United States in the Pearl Harbor war in 1941. After this, The United States fought back and attacked Japan in 1945 which ended the war because Japan did not participate after that in the Second World