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  1. Alternate Attendance
  2. Seppuku
  3. Fujiwara Clan
  4. Tokugawa Ieyasu
  5. Minamoto Yoritomo
  1. a Ritual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.
  2. b Japanese overlord who established a shogunate headed by his family for more than 250 years, isolated Japan from the world and restricted marriage to members of the same class.
  3. c First shogun of Japan; he started the tradition of shogunates; he passed all his land to his oldest son.
  4. d Powerful family of regents in Japan that monopolized the regent positions. They dominated the government of Japan 794-1160; domination of civil administration was lost by the establishment of the first shogunate.
  5. e The practice of each diamyo having to spend every other year in Edo.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Religion located in Japan and related to Buddhism, focuses particularly on nature and ancestor worship.
  2. During the _____ period writing, culture, ideas, and governmental policies were all adopted from Korea. The population grew, a written language was established, and Buddhism was introduced to Japan from China. The Yamato family/clan became the most important family in the nation, and started the line of Japanese Emperors. The _____ period lasted from 250 - 538.
  3. Attempt to remake Japanese monarch into an absolute Chinese-style emperor; included attempts to create professional bureaucracy and peasant conscript army.
  4. The position the Fujiwara will take over which is like prime minister
  5. Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army

5 True/False Questions

  1. Sengoku PeriodThe "Warring States" period that lasted from 1467-1590 during which the daimyo gain autonomous power and challenged the shoguns.

          

  2. Nara PeriodPeriod in which the government wished to give the emperor more power, similar to the Chinese emperor.

          

  3. SamuraiJapanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy

          

  4. Toyotomi HideyoshiJapanese overlord who established a shogunate headed by his family for more than 250 years, isolated Japan from the world and restricted marriage to members of the same class.

          

  5. Heian Period(794 - 1100) Classical period which involved 300 years of developing a new culture; growth of large estates; arts and literature of china flourished; elaborate court life; personal diaries moved away from Chinese culture.

          

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