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ch. 14 study guide

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samurai
warriors who agree to fight for there homelands
Nara period
A.D. 700s
martial arts
sport involving combal and self deffense
great change
period Japan was divided provinces
daimyo
powerful military lords who headed small territories
Hokkaido
one the four largest islands in Japan
Murasaki Shikibu
a femal novelist and poet
Jimmu
the first of the Yamato leaders
Onin War
a peroid of 10 years when warriors fought one another
Minnamota Yoritomo
the first shogun
The Yayoi clans were headed by
warriors
What country goverment did Prince Shotok use as an example for Japan?
China
people who follow Shinto believe
everything in nature has a spirt
why did the power if the emperors weaken during the A.D. 800s?
many emperors were children
why did the emperors create the tilte shogun?
so he wouldnt be overthrown
when the Mogals attacked Japan
their ships were smashed by storms
a bond of loyalty between a lord and a vassal is known as a
feudalism
most Japense people believed that Buddhism
prepared them for the afterlife
what is a calligraphy
the art of beautiful writing
what crops did Japenese farmers grow?
rice and wheat