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  1. Heian Period
  2. Prince Shotoku
  3. Emperor Go-Toba
  4. Shogun
  5. Seppuku
  1. a Supreme military commander
  2. b Ritual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.
  3. c 1183-1198 A.D.(years of reign) A Kamakura period emperor.
  4. d Period was between 794 and 1185 A.D. Government consisted of an emperor who had no real power, and the lords of the land- who did have the power. Chinese influence slowed and eventually stopped during this period and Japan began to develop its own culture. The first novel was written during this period (the tale of Genji) as well as the Pillow Book, a journal about court life. Beauty was highly regarded as well. The economy declined in this period, due to war and the rice paddies were controlled by the government.
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. story of Prince Genji and his lovers, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu at end of 11th century, world's first full novel
  2. Period spanning from 300-710 A.D. Government was influenced by the mandate of heaven and the 17 article constitution was written during this period. The Chinese influenced this period with Buddhism, Confucianism and the Chinese calendar. The economy consisted of Agriculture and trade, as well as a tax system.
  3. type of Buddhism that emphasized meditation and self-discipline. Used by the Samurai
  4. A journal written in the Heian period that described court life.
  5. lady in waiting at the heian court. she painted a vivid picture of life at the heian court in her dairy The Pillow Book

5 True/False questions

  1. ShintoA Japanese religion (the original Japanese religion) whose followers believe that all things in the natural world are filled with divine spirits

          

  2. Kamakura PeriodPeriod 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.

          

  3. DaimyoA Japanese religion (the original Japanese religion) whose followers believe that all things in the natural world are filled with divine spirits

          

  4. Roninsamurai that lost his Daimyo; they carry great shame and roam about the land.

          

  5. Nara PeriodPeriod was between 794 and 1185 A.D. Government consisted of an emperor who had no real power, and the lords of the land- who did have the power. Chinese influence slowed and eventually stopped during this period and Japan began to develop its own culture. The first novel was written during this period (the tale of Genji) as well as the Pillow Book, a journal about court life. Beauty was highly regarded as well. The economy declined in this period, due to war and the rice paddies were controlled by the government.