Name______________________________________ Period_____ Date___________ Japan Chapters 18 & 19 Study Guide Define and be able to explain the following terms. DO NOT use your glossary. Ring of Fire Archipelago Typhoon Kami Selective Borrowing Samurai Feudalism Shogun Daimyo Minamoto Yoritomo Hideyoshi Tokugawa Ieyasu Tokugawa shogunate Isolationism Kamikaze Bushido Seppuku “Western Barbarians” Militarism Juku Pacifism General MacArthur Edo/Tokyo Potsdam Conference Directions: Use complete sentences to answer the following questions as in-depth as possible on a separate sheet of paper. 1. Describe the geography of Japan. What are the main islands? What percent of Japan is mountainous? 2. People of Japan. What is the population of Japan? Where do most of the people live in Japan? Describe Japan’s population density. 3. Resources. What are some of the major resources of Japan? What do most people eat in Japan and how do they attain or grow their food supply? 4. What is selective borrowing and how did Japan use it. Give examples of how the Japanese bettered their culture by using this method. 5. Be able to explain Japanese Feudalism. How was Japan ruled from the 1100s on? What is a shogun? Who were the key players in Japanese feudalism? What is a daimyo and what did they do every year? 6. Describe Japan’s isolationism. Who closed Japan in the 1600s and why? 7. What were the results of WWII for Japan? 8. After the war, why did the US and Japan become allies? What stimulated Japan’s economy in 1950? Why did Japan have better factories than the US? 9. Describe Japan’s trading policies with foreign countries. You are responsible for all of the content in chapters 18 and 19.1-3, all the notes we took in class, your guided readings, and your daily geography.