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DJHS 8th Grade Chapter 14

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daimyo
powerful military lords wo headed small territories
Hokkaido
one of the four largest islands in Japan
Onin War
a period of ten years when warriors fought one another
samurai
warriors who agreed to fight for nobles in exchange for land
Jimmu
the first of the Yamato leaders in Japan
Nara Period
A.D. 700's
military ruler
shogun
The Tale of Genji
a novel written by Murasaki Shaikibu
Pure Land Buddhism
taught about happy life after death
kamikaze
typhoons that smashed attacking Mongol ships
origami
the art of folding paper
Shinto
a Japanese religion based on the belief in nature spirits
Yayoi clans
.These people were heheaded by the warriors.
martial arts
sports involving combat and self-defense
Gempei War
civil war between teh Taira family and the Minanoto family
Jomon
ancient Japanese culture that used cords to mark pottery
vassals
samurai who gave an oath of loyalty
constitution
plan of government
Murasaki Shikibu
great female novelist and poet
Minamoto Yoritomo
the first shogun
Great Change
period during which Japan was divided into provinces
noble families
government officials during Nara Period
samurai
loyal to nobles
shogunate
military government of Japan
Zen Buddhism
taught how to achieve inner peace
children
Many of emperors were what during A.D 800s?
So he wouldn't be overthrown
Why did the emperor create the title of shogun?
Mongols
Who attacked Japan and then their ships were smashed by storms
feudalism
bond of loyalty between a lord and vassal
afterlife
Buddhism was believed to prepare the Japanese for what?
calligraphy
beautiful writing
rice and wheat
Japanese crops
Yamato
Today's emperor decended from whom?
China
Prince Shotoku used what country as an example?
Shinto
everything in nature has a spirit
Ashikaga Takauji
general who made himself shogun
Onin War
warrior fought for control during what war?
Yamato
created strong central government