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  1. Pillow Book
  2. Kanji
  3. Shogunate
  4. Bushido Code
  5. Lady Murasaki
  1. a A journal written in the Heian period that described court life.
  2. b code of the warrior; obligation to honor & defend emperor, country, and family; willing to volunteer in suicide missions(kamikaze)
  3. c The Japanese system of centralized government under a shogun, who exercised actual power while the emperor was reduced to a figurehead.
  4. d Woman given credit for writing the world's first novel, The Tale of Genji.
  5. e a mix of Chinese characters with the original Japanese writing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a political and social system that developed during the Middle Ages; nobles offered protection and land in return for service
  2. A document written by Prince Shotoku written in the Yamato Period which had Buddhist and Confucian influences.
  3. a Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army of samurai
  4. The shogun for emperor Go-Toba in the Kamakura Period.
  5. a Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy

5 True/False questions

  1. ShogunThe Japanese system of centralized government under a shogun, who exercised actual power while the emperor was reduced to a figurehead.

          

  2. Heian PeriodPeriod 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.

          

  3. Kamakura PeriodPeriod 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.

          

  4. SeppukuRitual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.

          

  5. ShintoSupreme military commander

          

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