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Japan history
regent
courtiers
shogun
daimyo
exercises power in the emperor's name
people who took part in the highly refined social life of the…
"great general"
nobles who owned land who was protected by the shoguns warriors
regent
exercises power in the emperor's name
courtiers
people who took part in the highly refined social life of the…
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Japan History
geography of Japan/Asia
Japenese Feudalism
daimyo
samurai
an archipelago (a group of islands), its close to a big chunk…
land in exchange for military service, tends to emerge when t…
great lord
those who serve (prestige position)
geography of Japan/Asia
an archipelago (a group of islands), its close to a big chunk…
Japenese Feudalism
land in exchange for military service, tends to emerge when t…
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History Japan
archipelago
cultural diffusion
regent
imperial
a group of many islands in a large body of water
the spread of cultural elements from one society to another
one who rules in the name of another
relating to an emperor
archipelago
a group of many islands in a large body of water
cultural diffusion
the spread of cultural elements from one society to another
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Japan History
jimmu
prince shotoku
Minamoto Yoritomo
Ashikaga Takauji
First emperor of Japan... The emperor thought to have descended…
encouraged the spread of Buddhism and Chinese culture... Created…
First shogun. From Minamoto clan
General who turned against the emperor and made himself shogu…
jimmu
First emperor of Japan... The emperor thought to have descended…
prince shotoku
encouraged the spread of Buddhism and Chinese culture... Created…
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History of Japan
Japan's geography
Bodies of water surrounding Japan
Japan's climate
Natural resources in Japan
80% mountains, size of California, 4 main lands, ring of fire
Sea of Japan, Inland Sea, Pacific Ocean, nowhere on the islan…
snow in North, tropical in South; very rainy and humid in June
fish, rice, wood, trees, people; lacks oil, coal, iron/ miner…
Japan's geography
80% mountains, size of California, 4 main lands, ring of fire
Bodies of water surrounding Japan
Sea of Japan, Inland Sea, Pacific Ocean, nowhere on the islan…
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History (Japan)
Know about prince shotoku
Why is the term cultural diffusion imp…
Know about the religion of Shinto
How did the Japanese adapt Chinese wri…
Know about prince shotoku
Why is the term cultural diffusion imp…
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History of Japan
Jomon/chumash
Ainu people
Legendary Emperor Jimmu
Shinto
immigrate to Japan through the ice age ... for long period of ti…
bear people ... worshipped bear and invited spirit of their kill…
supposedly lived around 600BCE... legend wasn't recorded till 60…
many parts to it:... - Tomoe ... - Torii... - Kami ... - Ameratsu... rituali…
Jomon/chumash
immigrate to Japan through the ice age ... for long period of ti…
Ainu people
bear people ... worshipped bear and invited spirit of their kill…
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Japan:History
Jomon Period
Yayoi Period
Shinto
Yamato
" Rope Like", 8000bc-300bc, hunter-gather, used stone tools
300bc-300ad, neolithic revolution (crops), no contact with ma…
(way of the gods) first religion of Japan, formed during late…
300bc-700bc, after Yayoi, time where Yayoi believe they are t…
Jomon Period
" Rope Like", 8000bc-300bc, hunter-gather, used stone tools
Yayoi Period
300bc-300ad, neolithic revolution (crops), no contact with ma…
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History Japan
ultranationalist
Meiji restoration
Great Powers
League of Nations
A belief in which a person's or state's nationality is consid…
The creation of a new governement in Japan after centuries of…
European states that had big influence (such as France, Brita…
International organization that agreed to resolve internalion…
ultranationalist
A belief in which a person's or state's nationality is consid…
Meiji restoration
The creation of a new governement in Japan after centuries of…
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Japan history
regent
courtiers
shogun
daimyo
exercises power in the emperor's name
people who took part in the highly refined social life of the…
"great general"
nobles who owned land who was protected by the shoguns warriors
regent
exercises power in the emperor's name
courtiers
people who took part in the highly refined social life of the…
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History: Japan
Genghis Khan
Kublai Khan
Pax Mongolia
Yuan Dynasty
- United Diverse Mongol Tribes... - Began Mongol Conquest of China
- Grandson of Genghis... - Completed Mongol Conquest of China... -…
- Cultural Diffusion... - Conquered Many Countries... - Established…
- Created by Kublai Khan... - Marco Polo Came to China as Visitor
Genghis Khan
- United Diverse Mongol Tribes... - Began Mongol Conquest of China
Kublai Khan
- Grandson of Genghis... - Completed Mongol Conquest of China... -…
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History - Japan
Jimmu
Amaterasu
Mirror, Sword, Jewel
Ainu
First emperor of Japan; reign began in 660 BCE
Goddess of the Sun; Jimmu's great-great grandmother
Handed down to Jimmu by the gods; Sword is lost at sea
Indigenous people from the north with light skin
Jimmu
First emperor of Japan; reign began in 660 BCE
Amaterasu
Goddess of the Sun; Jimmu's great-great grandmother
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History of Japan
Kofun period
Heian period
Shogun
Daiymo
*250 AD- 500 AD... *Military States start to form... *Named after h…
*749 AD- 1185 AD... *Buddhism introduced... *noted for art, poetry,…
Military leader who ruled over Japan (King)
Noble Lords (nobility)
Kofun period
*250 AD- 500 AD... *Military States start to form... *Named after h…
Heian period
*749 AD- 1185 AD... *Buddhism introduced... *noted for art, poetry,…
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Japan History
geography of Japan/Asia
Japenese Feudalism
daimyo
samurai
an archipelago (a group of islands), its close to a big chunk…
land in exchange for military service, tends to emerge when t…
great lord
those who serve (prestige position)
geography of Japan/Asia
an archipelago (a group of islands), its close to a big chunk…
Japenese Feudalism
land in exchange for military service, tends to emerge when t…
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History Japan
1941-43: Conquest of Asia 37-41
1941-43: Conquest of Asia 1942
Reason's For Japan's Success: From 194…
Emperor Meiji Coronation
1937: East China... 1941:Korea... 1941:Taiwan... 1941:Vietnam... 1941:Cam…
1942:Papua New Guinea... 1942:Malaysia... 1942:Phillipines... 1942:Ind…
1)Lack of opposition due to the war in Europe and USA recover…
Meiji is crowned emperor of Japan in 1867.
1941-43: Conquest of Asia 37-41
1937: East China... 1941:Korea... 1941:Taiwan... 1941:Vietnam... 1941:Cam…
1941-43: Conquest of Asia 1942
1942:Papua New Guinea... 1942:Malaysia... 1942:Phillipines... 1942:Ind…
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Japan History
Animism
Buddhism
Kami
Kojiki
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion based on the teachings of the Buddha.
"divine wind"
"The record of ancient matters" a collection of Japanese narr…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Buddhism
A religion based on the teachings of the Buddha.
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History-Japan
To protect their lands, the nobles for…
What was the Samurai's armor made of?
What was the name of the longer Samura…
Describe the Bushido.
Samurai
scales of metal or leather
Katana
Way of the warrior. Demanded Samurai to be loyal to their mas…
To protect their lands, the nobles for…
Samurai
What was the Samurai's armor made of?
scales of metal or leather
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History Japan
Archipelago
What are the 4 main Islands
Japan stretches from central
What type of industry does Japan have
Chain of Islands (Japan is one)
Hokkaido Kyushu Honshu Shikoku
Maine to Florida
Fishing
Archipelago
Chain of Islands (Japan is one)
What are the 4 main Islands
Hokkaido Kyushu Honshu Shikoku
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History Of Japan
China Incident
Nanjing Massacre
Wartime Propaganda (including Momotar…
Hibakusha and 1957, Atomic Bomb Surviv…
1937. Japanese militarists conduct all out invasion of China.…
After Japanese captured the city of Nanjing, China. The Japan…
Censorship, Education and Patriotism, "Yamato Race" -Pure Sel…
The first word was what atomic bomb survivors were called. It…
China Incident
1937. Japanese militarists conduct all out invasion of China.…
Nanjing Massacre
After Japanese captured the city of Nanjing, China. The Japan…
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History of Japan
Shinto
Zen
haiku
daimyo
Japan's original religion; involves worshiping gods believed…
form of Buddhism that focuses on self-discipline, simplicity,…
Japanese form of poetry that has 17 syllables arranged in lin…
noble who had large landholdings and a private army
Shinto
Japan's original religion; involves worshiping gods believed…
Zen
form of Buddhism that focuses on self-discipline, simplicity,…
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History Japan
Haiku
Seppuku
Daimyo
Shogun
Japanese poem that follows a 5-7-5 pattern
Ritual suicide committed by Samurai in Japanese culture
Land owning samurai, one of the great lords who were vassals…
Leader of military. Technically the supreme because of the pu…
Haiku
Japanese poem that follows a 5-7-5 pattern
Seppuku
Ritual suicide committed by Samurai in Japanese culture
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History Japan
The Paleolithic Period (from ca. 30,00…
The Paleolithic Period (from ca. 30,00…
The Yayoi 弥生 period (3rd or 2nd centur…
The Yayoi 弥生 period (3rd or 2nd centur…
The ...... Period (from ca. ........ years ago until ..... years…
The ...... Period (from ca. ........ years ago until ..... years…
The ......... period (....rd or ....nd century... B.C. - A.D. ..…
The ......... period (....rd or ....nd century... B.C. - A.D. ..…
The Paleolithic Period (from ca. 30,00…
The ...... Period (from ca. ........ years ago until ..... years…
The Paleolithic Period (from ca. 30,00…
The ...... Period (from ca. ........ years ago until ..... years…
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History of Japan
Samurai
Shogun
Emperor Hirohito
Bushido
Professional Japanese warrior employed by a shogun for protec…
A general who ruled Japan in the emperor's name
emperor of Japan during WWII. his people viewed him as a god
"the way of the warrior"; Japanese word for the Samurai life…
Samurai
Professional Japanese warrior employed by a shogun for protec…
Shogun
A general who ruled Japan in the emperor's name
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Japan:History
Jomon Period
Yayoi Period
Shinto
Yamato
" Rope Like", 8000bc-300bc, hunter-gather, used stone tools
300bc-300ad, neolithic revolution (crops), no contact with ma…
(way of the gods) first religion of Japan, formed during late…
300bc-700bc, after Yayoi, time where Yayoi believe they are t…
Jomon Period
" Rope Like", 8000bc-300bc, hunter-gather, used stone tools
Yayoi Period
300bc-300ad, neolithic revolution (crops), no contact with ma…
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History: Japan
Shintoism
misogi
chanoyu or sado
chai re
Also, Kami-no-michi (translated, "the way of the kami"). It i…
Shinto principle of physical cleanliness
"way of tea"
tea caddy
Shintoism
Also, Kami-no-michi (translated, "the way of the kami"). It i…
misogi
Shinto principle of physical cleanliness
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Japan history
Shinto
Samuri
Bushido
Shogun
Peoples varied customs and beliefs eventually combined to for…
Loyal warriors that protected land
Demanding code of behavior
"Supreme general of the emperor's army"
Shinto
Peoples varied customs and beliefs eventually combined to for…
Samuri
Loyal warriors that protected land
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World History: Medieval Japan
uji
Yamato
Shinto
Prince Shotoku
clans which ruled particular areas during Japan's medieval pe…
clan which produced Japan's first emperor
Japan's native religion; polythesistic; includes element of a…
(574-622 CE) important leader who adapted many Chinese ideas/…
uji
clans which ruled particular areas during Japan's medieval pe…
Yamato
clan which produced Japan's first emperor
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Japan History
1854
Japan forced to trade with US, ruling…
1895
1895
Treaty of Kanagawa (Date)
Treaty of Kanagawa (DEF)
Sino-Japanese war (first)(End Date)
Triple intervention
1854
Treaty of Kanagawa (Date)
Japan forced to trade with US, ruling…
Treaty of Kanagawa (DEF)
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Japan: World History
Japan's Geography
How does Japan's geography influence J…
Isolation
Japan's culture similar to China..exam…
1. Archipelago. Chain of 4,000 islands, 4 main islands... 2. Mou…
1. Lack of resources... 2. Natural disasters like volcanos and t…
Through history Japan has stayed isolated like China
1. Character writing Kana... 2. Confucianism, and Buddhism... 3. Co…
Japan's Geography
1. Archipelago. Chain of 4,000 islands, 4 main islands... 2. Mou…
How does Japan's geography influence J…
1. Lack of resources... 2. Natural disasters like volcanos and t…
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History Japan
What are the 4 main islands of Japan?
Shinto
Kana
Samurai
Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku
"the way of kami"
-phonetic symbols representing syllables.... -was added to Chine…
"those who serve"
What are the 4 main islands of Japan?
Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku
Shinto
"the way of kami"
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History- Japan
Notable actions of the Tokugawa Shogun…
Early Japanese culture - religion, emp…
Social structure of Japan?
What is the code of bushido?
- won a battle to gain complete control of japan... - brought a…
- clans... - Worshiped nature spirits, kami who they believed we…
at the top was the emperor, shogun, daimyo, samurai, peasants…
code of ethics for samurai
Notable actions of the Tokugawa Shogun…
- won a battle to gain complete control of japan... - brought a…
Early Japanese culture - religion, emp…
- clans... - Worshiped nature spirits, kami who they believed we…
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Japan history
Shinto
Samuri
Code of Bushido
Shogun
Peoples varied customs and beliefs eventually combined to for…
Loyal warriors that protected land
Demanding code of behavior
"Supreme general of the emperor's army"
Shinto
Peoples varied customs and beliefs eventually combined to for…
Samuri
Loyal warriors that protected land
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Japan History
What was the Jomon period?
What was the yayoi period?
What did people form during the yayoi…
What was the Yamato period?
a period where artifacts were mostly pottery with rope called…
use of bronze and iron tools and weapons
formed into family clans called an uji
A time when a strong uni called Tenno led to uniting central…
What was the Jomon period?
a period where artifacts were mostly pottery with rope called…
What was the yayoi period?
use of bronze and iron tools and weapons
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Japan history
500
40,000
1,200 miles
Mild climate with misty rain ... Good wea…
How many miles are thete between china and japan
How many islands make up Japan
How many miles of islands are there
What are the advantages of Japan
500
How many miles are thete between china and japan
40,000
How many islands make up Japan
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Japan (history)
four large islands and many smaller ones
the gods dipped a blade into the ocean…
volcanic, mountains
the sea
What is Japan made of?
What is the legend of the making of Japan?
Japan's islands are ________, and dominated by ______________…
What kept Japan safe from invaders and gave them fierce indep…
four large islands and many smaller ones
What is Japan made of?
the gods dipped a blade into the ocean…
What is the legend of the making of Japan?
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History: Japan
Nippon is a name for Japan which means?
What is the geography of Japan?
Arable
True or false: Japan's land had very l…
Land of the Rising Sun
mountainous & numerous volcanoes
land that is suitable to grow crops
true, the land was mountainous so it wasn't suitable to grow…
Nippon is a name for Japan which means?
Land of the Rising Sun
What is the geography of Japan?
mountainous & numerous volcanoes
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Japan: Periods of history
Joman
Yayoi
Asuka
Nara
beaded knot string pottery; hunter/gatherers
metalworkers
Japan unified for first time; 1st imperial city
ends with Dokyo Rebellion
Joman
beaded knot string pottery; hunter/gatherers
Yayoi
metalworkers
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History- Japan
What are kami?
What was kemari?
What was kanji?
Who is Jimmu?
Spirits that are worshipped in Shinto religion
A game played at imperial court that involved kicking a ball…
A form of writing used in imperial court
He is said to be the ancestor of the emperor
What are kami?
Spirits that are worshipped in Shinto religion
What was kemari?
A game played at imperial court that involved kicking a ball…
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History - Japan
Who were the Jomon?
What does the name Jomon mean?
When did the Jomon live?
Where did the Jomon live?
The Jomon were hunter-gatherers.
Jomon is the name for a certain "cord" style of pottery.
The Jomon lived in postglacial times.
The Jomon lived in pit dwellings in what we call Japan today.
Who were the Jomon?
The Jomon were hunter-gatherers.
What does the name Jomon mean?
Jomon is the name for a certain "cord" style of pottery.
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History-Japan
Why r the Jomon important?
What r the Jomon known for?
Who is the emperor is the descendants…
How did prince Shotoku change Japan?
They were made with knotted cords
It was clay pottery
Jimmu- leader of Yomato
He created a strong government
Why r the Jomon important?
They were made with knotted cords
What r the Jomon known for?
It was clay pottery
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History Japan
Archipelago
Haiku
Seppuku
Daimyo
A small group of islands
Japanese poem; usually about nature; 575 syllables
Ritual suicide where they cut open there stomach usually perf…
one of the great feudal lords who were vassals of the shogun
Archipelago
A small group of islands
Haiku
Japanese poem; usually about nature; 575 syllables
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History: Japan
what kind of landform is Japan?
what is an archipelago?
what are the four main island of Japan…
who do the Japanese believe they are d…
an archipelago
a series of island surrounded by a body of water
Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku
Amaterasu, the sun goddess
what kind of landform is Japan?
an archipelago
what is an archipelago?
a series of island surrounded by a body of water
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History:Japan
Embassy
Prince Shotoku
Regent
Shinto
an office of one countrys government in another country.
a regent who ruled Japan from A.D. 593 to 622 and brought ele…
a person who rules in place of an absent or underage monarch.
the traditional religion of Japan, based on worship of and re…
Embassy
an office of one countrys government in another country.
Prince Shotoku
a regent who ruled Japan from A.D. 593 to 622 and brought ele…
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History Japan
was Ibn Battuta from Africa or Spain?
Did he travel by land or by see.
What culture did he spread?
Was Marco Polo from America or Italy?
Africa
Land by the Trans-Saharan
Islam
Italy
was Ibn Battuta from Africa or Spain?
Africa
Did he travel by land or by see.
Land by the Trans-Saharan
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Japan - History
China
Clans
Yamato
The Tale of Genji
People from ________ and Korea came to Japan and brought new…
Japan was divided amongst families, or ______
The ________ family eventually took control of all Japan and…
Considered one of the first novels; was a writing by Lady Mur…
China
People from ________ and Korea came to Japan and brought new…
Clans
Japan was divided amongst families, or ______
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Japan History
The name Japan comes fromt hte Chinese…
Japan is surrounded by the East China…
A large group of scattered islands is…
The four main is lands of Japan are___…
Jih pen meaning "orgin of the sun"
Sea of Japan and North Pacific Ocean
Archipelago
Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and kyushu.
The name Japan comes fromt hte Chinese…
Jih pen meaning "orgin of the sun"
Japan is surrounded by the East China…
Sea of Japan and North Pacific Ocean
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history japan
samurai
daimyo
feudalism
shogun
Class of warriors in feudal Japan who pledged loyalty to a no…
A Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army of samura…
A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lan…
the "real ruler" make laws, appointed by emperior, can change…
samurai
Class of warriors in feudal Japan who pledged loyalty to a no…
daimyo
A Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army of samura…
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Japan History
Tale of Genji
Jimmu Tenno
feudalism
China
first novel; written about life in the Empirical court
Famous Japanese mythological character descendant from the su…
system based on land, loyalty, and lords
country Japan borrowed many traditions from
Tale of Genji
first novel; written about life in the Empirical court
Jimmu Tenno
Famous Japanese mythological character descendant from the su…
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Japan~History
Japan switched to characteristic follo…
The "way of the warrior" code of condu…
Japanese poetry using stanzas based on…
Requirement that Daimyo stay in the ca…
militarism
Bushido
Haiku
Alternate Attendance
Japan switched to characteristic follo…
militarism
The "way of the warrior" code of condu…
Bushido
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Japan History
Emperor
Shogun
Daimyo
Samurai
Monarch in Japan, had no real power
Most powerful military leader
Military ruler of a territory
Warriors, and Bodyguards. code was called Bushido
Emperor
Monarch in Japan, had no real power
Shogun
Most powerful military leader
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