← Feudal Japan Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Sengoku Period
- Nara Period
- Oda Nobunaga
- a Period in which a Buddhist monk married into the Royal family, bringing Chinese influence to Japan.
- b Traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living; "way of the warrior"
- c The "Warring States" period that lasted from 1467-1590 during which the daimyo gain autonomous power and challenged the shoguns.
- d The 'divine wind' that repelled the Mongolian threat.
- e Japanese lord who seized the imperial capital Kyoto in 1568 and sought to rule the empire by force; revolutionized Japanese warfare (firearms)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Ritual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.
- Attempt to remake Japanese monarch into an absolute Chinese-style emperor; included attempts to create professional bureaucracy and peasant conscript army.
- (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.
- Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army
- A sect that emphasizes enlightenment through meditation and stresses simplicity and discipline.
5 True/False Questions
Shintoism → Supreme military commander
Toyotomi Hideyoshi → Shogun who ended the "Warring States" period and expelled the European missionaries.
Alternate Attendance → The practice of each diamyo having to spend every other year in Edo.
Ronin → Masterless samurai
Fujiwara Clan → 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.