5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Emperor Go-Toba
- a a Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy
- b The Japanese system of centralized government under a shogun, who exercised actual power while the emperor was reduced to a figurehead.
- c 1183-1198 A.D.(years of reign) A Kamakura period emperor.
- d a mix of Chinese characters with the original Japanese writing
- e Ritual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Period spanning from 1185- 1333 A.D. Feudal Japan began in this period, and the first shogunate was appointed.The Mongols invaded twice but were repelled by Kamikaze Typhoon. Zen Buddhism Flourished and wars drained the economy.
- code of the warrior; obligation to honor & defend emperor, country, and family; willing to volunteer in suicide missions(kamikaze)
- A document written by Prince Shotoku written in the Yamato Period which had Buddhist and Confucian influences.
- Woman given credit for writing the world's first novel, The Tale of Genji.
- type of Buddhism that emphasized meditation and self-discipline. Used by the Samurai
5 True/False questions
Pillow Book → Japanese regent, he was one of Japan's greatest leaders. He was influential in bringing Buddhism and Chinese ideas to Japan. He also wrote the 17 Article Constitiution
Yamato Dynasty → The Japanese system of centralized government under a shogun, who exercised actual power while the emperor was reduced to a figurehead.
Minamoto Yorimoto → Period Spanning from 710-794 A.D. The government consisted of an imperial court with Buddhist priests as a part of the courts. This period was influenced by China with a written writing system and a capital city modeled after the Chinese Capital. Literature became important during this period, and the economy became more structured with minted coins, taxes and a new system of agriculture.
Shogun → The Japanese system of centralized government under a shogun, who exercised actual power while the emperor was reduced to a figurehead.
Feudalism → a political and social system that developed during the Middle Ages; nobles offered protection and land in return for service