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5 Matching questions

  1. Nara Period
  2. Ronin
  3. Asuka Period
  4. Sengoku Period
  5. Kofun Period
  1. a The "Warring States" period that lasted from 1467-1590 during which the daimyo gain autonomous power and challenged the shoguns.
  2. b Period in which the government wished to give the emperor more power, similar to the Chinese emperor.
  3. c 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.
  4. d Masterless samurai
  5. e Period in which a Buddhist monk married into the Royal family, bringing Chinese influence to Japan.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Ritual suicide or disembowelment in Japan; commonly known in West as hara-kiri; demonstrated courage and a means to restore family honor.
  2. One the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)
  3. Japanese lord who seized the imperial capital Kyoto in 1568 and sought to rule the empire by force; revolutionized Japanese warfare (firearms)
  4. Traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living; "way of the warrior"
  5. Religion located in Japan and related to Buddhism, focuses particularly on nature and ancestor worship.

5 True/False questions

  1. Toyotomi HideyoshiJapanese 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.

          

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

          

  3. DaimyoJapanese feudal lord who commanded a private army

          

  4. Alternate AttendanceAttempt to remake Japanese monarch into an absolute Chinese-style emperor; included attempts to create professional bureaucracy and peasant conscript army.

          

  5. Minamoto YoritomoFirst shogun of Japan; he started the tradition of shogunates; he passed all his land to his oldest son.