They invaded several countries in the 30's - most notably China.
by adopting a policy of appeasement
A short awnser Hiroshima and Nagasaki
the drank coldine and got laid
The US responded to Japanese expansionist policies by applying oil and metal embargoes .
It led to war with China.
In the 1930s and prior to the outbreak of World War II, the United States reacted to Japanese aggression in Asia in various ways. Diplomatic protests and treaty-talks were primary "weapons" utilized to curb Japan. Providing advisers and aid to China, under attack from Japanese forces, was another reaction. Placing trade embargoes, particularly of oil, was yet one more forceful reaction to Imperial Japan's aggression.
They went into war. I think it was WWI or WWII.
Prior to the formal entry of the United States into World War II, President Roosevelt and his administration took various steps to stop Japanese aggression in Asia. Diplomatic talks were one such step. Another was the imposition of an oil embargo upon the imperial island-nation.
How did the U.S respond to increasing totalitarian aggression in Europe and Asia?
The United States sought to remain free from involvement from the increasing tensions and aggression after the first world war. They sought and negotiated a number of treaties with the aim of establishing peace, but did not remain engaged, and the treaties collapsed.
Invading China with Infantry, armor (tanks). Bombing cities with twin engined medium "Betty" bombers, strafing ground targets with fighter aircraft. Invading Southeast Asia, with the same techniques...when needed, invading the Philippines with the same firepower, etc.
The Second World War in the Pacific was primarily because the Japanese Army, which controlled the Japanese government, was obsessed with the goal of conquering China. The United States was trying to prevent Japan's plans for aggression in China and then later in South East Asia, Malaysia, & Dutch East Asia.
In the years leading up to World War II, the motives and attitudes that led to Japan's aggression were many in number, yet two are most important. First was the desire to achieve economic stability through direct control of the source-sites of materials needed to sustain a modern military-force and modern industry. Second was the sense of superiority felt by Japanese leadership: Japanese values and customs were seen as superior to Westerners, thus Western influence (let alone dominance) in Asia was considered to be an unacceptable state of affairs.
SEATOSouth East Asia Treaty Organization
The Japanese wanted to be the masters of South East Asia. South East Asia had materials for Japan's army.
Asia. North America. Europe.
In reaction to the Japanese's Aggression, the United States restricted the sale of scrap iron and aviation fuel to Japan. Before this, the US had stayed isolationist for the most part. The Japanese reacted badly and decided to join the Axis Powers. In an act of revenge, the Japanese later bombed Pearl Harbor, pulling the US into the war. they fought against the japenese in war 2
the Japanese occupation of Indochina. The Japanese occupation of French Indochina (after France had fallen to Germany) induced the United States to cut oil supplies to Japan, which in turn stimulated further Japanese aggression in order to secure oil and other supplies in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization)
Asia in Japanese is simply borrowed from English, so it's ã‚¢ã‚¸ã‚¢ (ajia).