Bushido emphasized what?
emphasized loyalty and bravery
What is a samurai's most important weapon?
What is the purpose of a Shinto gate?
where Shinto believers worship
How many islands make up the country of Japan?
Why is difficult to live there?
15 percent of land is flat enough for farming , few natural resources, Subject to volcanoes, earthquakes, tidal waves, hurricanes
What advantages does Japan have?
mild, rainy climate, ocean offers fish, natural defense from invasion,
what is Shinto based on?
respect for nature and ancestors
What is one of Japan's most honored objects?
Mount Fuji, tallest mountain
What does Nippon mean?
the land of the rising sun
What was the main source of wealth and power?
What clan did Japan's first emperors come from?
What is a regent?
an official appointed to rule temporarily for a child emperor who was given the throne,
(until the child was old enough)
Prince Shotoku was regent to what ruler?
What is an embassy?
office of a government in another country
What Chinese culture impressed Shotoku and spread quickly in Japan?