Matthew Calbraith Perry

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Noun1.Matthew Calbraith Perry - United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and JapanMatthew Calbraith Perry - United States admiral who led a naval expedition to Japan and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and Japan; brother of Oliver Hazard Perry (1794-1858)
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* that after centuries of isolation, Japan was opened to the West in 1854, due in large part to the efforts of Matthew C. Perry.
He entrusted the delicate mission to Commodore Matthew C. Perry of the U.S.
A group in Hakodate, Hokkaido, is planning to build a monument to Commodore Matthew C. Perry, the U.S.