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Global Studies

Early Japanese History

Archipelago country made of a group of islands. Example - Japan
Physical features (TOPOGRAPHY) of Japan 1) long jagged coastline 2) mountains (made farming difficult)
Terrace farming way of farming on mountain sides, where flat areas [TERRACES] were dug out of mountain sides to make land to farm on
Shinto religion of Japan; believes all things living and non-living have a spirit
Japanese religion today both Shinto and Buddhism are followed
Cultural diffusion from China TO JAPAN 1) writing 2)Buddhism 3)tea (growning plants, harvest and tea making)
Japanese feudalism Emperor Shogun (military general) Daimyo Samurai
Emperor rulers of Japan
Shogun military general in Japan
Daimyo wealthy noble given land by emperor and Shogun in return for military service and loyalty
Samurai warriors [fighters] of Japan
Bushido code of behavior of the samurai
Effects of feudalism power given to many people [DECENTRALIZED]; structure, order and stability brought to society
Created by: dawn_pierson