Land of Rising Sun


Land of Rising Sun

Ross, Nicholas, Ally, Siavash, Blake B., Cassie, Blake w

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Rise of Japan

Ch. 12     Land of the Rising Sun -Siavash Age of the Emperors -Blake W.

Development of Feudalism-Nicholas Japan Under the Shoguns -Blake B.

Ch. 13  Japan’s Cultural Flowering -Cassie     Development of Japanese Buddhism -Nicholas Japanese Society –Ally Information And Pictures of Japan – Ross All other information on Japan - Ross

Chapter 12 Section 1 Vocab

   Proximity= closeness in space Archipelago= chain of islands Mainland= the main land area of a continent.

Chapter 12 section 2 Vocab

   Kami= gods and spirits Regent= someone who governs a country in the name of a ruler who is too young of otherwise unable to rule Constitution= plan of government

Chapter 12 section 3 Vocab

    Daimyo= local land-owning lords Shogun= supreme military commander Feudalism= a social system in which lords grant people land or other rewards in exchange for military service Samurai= higher trained warriors

Chapter 12 section 4 Vocab

   Bushido= a strict code of conduct that guided the behavior of samurai Armada= large fleet of ships Typhoon= violent tropical storm

Chapter 13 section 1 Vocab

    Kano= a set of symbols that stand for sounds Novel= a long fictional story, often with a complex plot and many chapters Anthology= a book of works by different writers Haiku= form of poetry with 17 syllables and three lines

Chapter 13 section 2 Vocab

   Sutra= sculpture Mantra= a sacred word, chant, or sound that is repeated over and over to increase one’s spiritual power Meditation= means the emptying of the mind of thoughts in order to achieve spiritual development

Chapter 13 section 3 Vocab

    Reincarnated= born anew on another body after death Consensus= a general agreement among the members of a group or community Rural= country Materials= natural products that can be used to make things

Geography of Japan  Japan is an


 Archipelago – Chain of Islands  Four Islands:  Kyushu  Hokkaido  Honshu  Shikoku

Current Day Japan  (Info is on the paper Cassie is holding and will be read momentarily) (Please stand by for further notice)

Arrival of Buddhism  552 A.D. Korean Buddhist priests came to Japan  During that time, Shinto was the major belief  Buddhism immediately appealed to the Japanese

Development of Japanese Buddhism  Buddhism spread throughout all of Japan mostly because the noble class helped spread the religion  Tendai Sect- In 804 a Buddhist monk had brought new learning techniques to Japan.

Age of Emperors  Yamato Clan won the struggle of power in 200-300 A.D.

 Prince Shotoku ruled in 593 A.D.

 Shotoku supported Buddhism  Shotoku believed in Confucianism  Japan adopted the Chinese Calendar

Development of Feudalism  Minamoto Yoritomo created the new division of Shogun-Supreme military commander  Daimyo gave land to people in exchange for their military services

Feudalism in Japan

Shoguns impact on Japan  Warrior’s code- Bushido  Warriors must be loyal and honor their emperor

Mongol Invasions  November 1274- 1st Mongol Invasion  1281- 2 nd Invasion  Typhoon drowned most of the invading Mongols and Chinese

Japan’s Culture  Elegant Dress and Manners were expected of all at court  Reading and Writing were very important  Women usually were not allowed to read and write  During the Heian Period, The Japanese created their first written language

Rival Clan Battles  All types of Clans in Japan were in constant warfare with each other for the honor of being the Emperor.  Over the years many of the respect for the Emperors have diminished. Eventually three Shoguns arose to power.

The Three Strong Leaders  Oda Nobunaga- A man that had a idea to bring Japan under one rule soon as he got older most of his plans succeeded.

 Toyotomi Hideyoshi- Brought peace within the rival clans however as soon as the Leader died the clans continued to wage war on each other.

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