5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sengoku Period
- Toyotomi Hideyoshi
- Tokugawa Ieyasu
- a The "Warring States" period that lasted from 1467-1590 during which the daimyo gain autonomous power and challenged the shoguns.
- b One the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)
- c Shogun who ended the "Warring States" period and expelled the European missionaries.
- d 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.
- e The 'divine wind' that repelled the Mongolian threat.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Japanese lord who seized the imperial capital Kyoto in 1568 and sought to rule the empire by force; revolutionized Japanese warfare (firearms)
- 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.
- First shogun of Japan; he started the tradition of shogunates; he passed all his land to his oldest son.
- Attempt to remake Japanese monarch into an absolute Chinese-style emperor; included attempts to create professional bureaucracy and peasant conscript army.
- Period in which a Buddhist monk married into the Royal family, bringing Chinese influence to Japan.
5 True/False questions
Daimyo → Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army
Seppuku → Ritual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.
Alternate Attendance → The practice of each diamyo having to spend every other year in Edo.
Bushido → Traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living; "way of the warrior"
Ronin → Supreme military commander