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5 Matching questions

  1. Shintoism
  2. Seppuku
  3. Toyotomi Hideyoshi
  4. Kofun Period
  5. Alternate Attendance
  1. a Shogun who ended the "Warring States" period and expelled the European missionaries.
  2. b The practice of each diamyo having to spend every other year in Edo.
  3. c Ritual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.
  4. d 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.
  5. e Religion located in Japan and related to Buddhism, focuses particularly on nature and ancestor worship.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The position the Fujiwara will take over which is like prime minister
  2. Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy
  3. 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.
  4. Attempt to remake Japanese monarch into an absolute Chinese-style emperor; included attempts to create professional bureaucracy and peasant conscript army.
  5. Masterless samurai

5 True/False questions

  1. Tokugawa IeyasuThe 'divine wind' that repelled the Mongolian threat.


  2. Minamoto YoritomoThe "Warring States" period that lasted from 1467-1590 during which the daimyo gain autonomous power and challenged the shoguns.


  3. KamiOne the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)


  4. KamikazeThe 'divine wind' that repelled the Mongolian threat.


  5. Heian PeriodPeriod in which a Buddhist monk married into the Royal family, bringing Chinese influence to Japan.


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