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  1. Samurai
  2. Bushido
  3. Shintoism
  4. Oda Nobunaga
  5. Zen Buddhism
  1. a A sect that emphasizes enlightenment through meditation and stresses simplicity and discipline.
  2. b Traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living; "way of the warrior"
  3. c Japanese lord who seized the imperial capital Kyoto in 1568 and sought to rule the empire by force; revolutionized Japanese warfare (firearms)
  4. d Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy
  5. e Religion located in Japan and related to Buddhism, focuses particularly on nature and ancestor worship.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. One the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)
  2. Shogun who ended the "Warring States" period and expelled the European missionaries.
  3. Period in which the government wished to give the emperor more power, similar to the Chinese emperor.
  4. 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. The "Warring States" period that lasted from 1467-1590 during which the daimyo gain autonomous power and challenged the shoguns.

5 True/False questions

  1. Tokugawa IeyasuDuring 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.

          

  2. RoninSupreme military commander

          

  3. Taika ReformsAttempt to remake Japanese monarch into an absolute Chinese-style emperor; included attempts to create professional bureaucracy and peasant conscript army.

          

  4. ShogunSupreme military commander

          

  5. Nara Period(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.