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5 Matching questions

  1. Asuka Period
  2. Shogun
  3. Toyotomi Hideyoshi
  4. Heian Period
  5. Kamikaze
  1. a Period in which the government wished to give the emperor more power, similar to the Chinese emperor.
  2. b Shogun who ended the "Warring States" period and expelled the European missionaries.
  3. c (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.
  4. d The 'divine wind' that repelled the Mongolian threat.
  5. e Supreme military commander

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army
  2. The practice of each diamyo having to spend every other year in Edo.
  3. 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.
  4. The position the Fujiwara will take over which is like prime minister
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Taika ReformsThe 'divine wind' that repelled the Mongolian threat.


  2. RoninSupreme military commander


  3. Kofun PeriodDuring 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.


  4. BushidoTraditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living; "way of the warrior"


  5. SeppukuRitual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.


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