social studies shorten vocab.
where is japan located?
an island nation located off the coast of Asia
Group of early people who lived in Japan?
What does Joman mean
what did the Joman do
made clay pottery as early as 10,500 B.C., wore tree bark and animals skins and hunted/gathered food
another culture in Japan that spread all across Japan
What was Yoyoi the first to use and to develop
frist to use iron and developed written Japanese
wet field used to grow better rice crops
a religion or series of beliefs know as "the way of god" belived in kami's
what is a KAMI
spirits that live in all natural things such as stones, trees, and animals that guided them though there lives.
represenatives sent by a ruler in another country to exchanged information regarding law and the country
tales of genji
what is tales of genji about
life in the emperor's court. (genji is one of the emperors sons
a kingdom which began to emerge a powerful clan
what happen during the time of Yamoto
the role of the emperor began to appear. in the begging the emperor's role was limited to religous matters
Where did chinese people migrate during time of Yamoto
to Japan they brought their custums with them including chinese characters to write
laws which set up a central government
who wrote tales of gengi
lady muraski (muraski shikibu)
people who govern in place of the offical ruler
the most powerful nobles, defended and expanded thier land
promised loyaltly to their daimyos then the daimyos gave each samurai a little of the land won in battle
supposed to be the emperor's chief army officer but he really held all the authority
who were the first regints?
who was the first shotgun
What was the order of the europeans authorities
kings: lords, vassels,and kinghts
what was the order of the Japanese authorites?
emperor: shotgun, dainio: samural: shotgun
Who has a standard of living similar to the U.S?
What was the most popular city in the world in 1996?
Will Tokyo still be the most popular city in 2015
What are the four main Japan islands? (Henry has six kites)
Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu
Japan is how much the size of the 48 states?
Why does Japan import many of the raw materials it uses?
because it has few natural resources
What land uses does Japan have?
manufacturing and trade. and crops and livestock
what is the population per square mile of most of Japan
why does Japan have to import food?
because they don't have enough food to feed everyone in Japan
How much of the wheat consumed in Japan is imported?
what does nippon mean?
means land of the rising sun
what is the largest island with the most cites?
What is the northern most island?
lord or king
head person of Europe (general tittle)
old name for the country of Japan.