Japanese Flashcards

The Japanese Invasion of Manchuria and the response of the League of Nations.

Why did Japan need to invade China? 1. The Wall St Crash sent the US economy into depression. 2. To protect the US economy, the government imposed import tariffs 3. Between 1929 and 1931 the Japanese economic production fell by 30%. 4. Japan could not import enough food because they had no money How was […]

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Ch 22.3 – Japanese

What was the diplomatic policy of Japan under the Tokugawa rulers? – it kept an isolationist policy – only kept formal relations with Korea and only allowed the Dutch and the Chinese merchants to trade in their ports Who was Matthew Perry and what did he do in Japan? He was an American Commodore who […]

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Japanese Family

haha okaasan mother chichi otoosan father rioshin gorioshin parents ani oniisan older brother ane oneesan older sister otooto otootosan younger brother imooto imootosan younger sister shujin goshujin husband tsuma okusan wife sofu ojiisan grandfather sobo obaasan grandmother oji ojisan uncle oba obasan aunt mago omagosan grandchild itoko itoko cousin oi oigosan nephew mei meigosan niece […]

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Medieval Japan

clan group of families related by blood or marriage constitution written plan of government animism belief that all natural things are alive and have their own spirits shrine holy place Jimmu Yamato leader who took the title “emperor of heaven” Shotuku Yamato prince who took charge of Japan on behalf of his aunt, Suiko. Regions: […]

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Japanese Numbers 1-12

one ichi いち two ni に three san さん four shi / yon し/よん five go ご six roku ろく seven shichi しち eight hachi はち nine kyū / ku きゅう/く ten jū じゅう eleven jūichi じゅういち twelve jūni じゅうに

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Explain how the U.S. was able to defeat Japan in the Pacific War

Reason #1 Despite the damage inflicted by the attack on Pearl Harbour the American Pacific fleet was not destroyed and was able to recover Reason #2 When they attacked Pearl Harbour the Japanese failed to destroy the aircraft carriers which played a critical role in defeating Japan Reason #3 The American victory at Midway was […]

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Adventures in Japanese 1 Chapter 3 Vocabulary

ちち chichi my father はは haha my mother あに ani my older brother あね ane my older sister おとうと otooto my younger brother いもうと imooto my younger sister かぞく kazoku family きょうだい kyoodai siblings なまえ namae name だれ dare who ~にん ~nin people (counter) ~さい ~sai years old (counter) そうですか soo desu ka oh really […]

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Japan – Japanese

Shogun Hereditary commander-in-chief in feudal Japan. Because of the military power concentrated in his hands and the weakness of the emperor, he was regarded as the real ruler of the country until feudalism was abolished in 1867. chief military commanders from about the 8th century a.d. to the end of the 12th century, then applied […]

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SS Quiz: Japan Geography

In what two ways might the seas have influenced Japan’s history? – Provides food – Seas separate it from the mainland – Isolated and protected from invaders – Trade usually done through inland sea – Access to maritime trade – It is a homogenous society (where people share a common ethnic and cultural background). About […]

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Japan and US Final

Japan’s first constitution was attributed to Prince Shotoku Japan’s first emperor was Jimmu Christians were persecuted and crucified in Japan under the rule of Hideyoshi Leading the revolt against Tokugawa were the daimyo from Satsuma and Choshu The Tokugawa Shogun based his power on Control of 1/4 of the nation’s rice crop and military capability […]

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Ages in Japanese from 1 to 20 years old in Romaji

one year old issai two years old nisai three years old sansai four years old yonsai five years old gosai six years old rokusai seven years old nanasai eight years old hassai nine years old kyuusai ten years old jussai eleven years old juuissai twelve years old juunisai thirteen years old juusansai fourteen years old […]

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Medieval Japan

Japan has mountainous slopes that are difficult to live on and farm. Why did Japanese people live on coastal plains? Japan’s proximity to China, visits from Chinese citizens, and eagerness from Japan’s rulers What supported the spread of Chinese culture in Japan? noble women Who wrote many of the great works of early Japanese literature? […]

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History Alive Gr. 7 Chapter 20

cultural diffusion the spread of cultural elements from one society to another Prince Shotoku a prince who came into power in Japan in 539 AD; borrowed ideas from other cultures Seventeen Article Constitution a set of guidelines issued by Prince Shotoku that stated the emperor was the country’s supreme ruler Taika Reforms a set of […]

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under the blood red sun japanese hawaiian words

haole white person kimpatsu blonde kuso swear word hana-kuso booger gamman patients furoshiki traditional wrapping cloth katana sword butsudan altar sake wine itadakimasu lets eat gochisoh-sama done eating li-na good aku skipjack tuna noio seabirds ahi yellowfin tuna bento lunch musubi sticky rice wrapped in seaweed with ume ume a small red pickled plum shoyu […]

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Japanese Society Exam 3

In Yoshimoto Banana’s novel, what compensates for the crumbling of the family and how? – how do the characters compensate for their losses? – people ‘replace’ their family members with objects -consumption/family: – my parents might die, but Pokemon will stay with me Why did Kitchen become a global hit? Toned down the cultural uniqueness […]

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CH 27 Japan and the Koreas

What types of landforms cover Japan and the Korean Peninsula? Rugged moutains How are the physical features of Japan and Korea similar and different? Similar: rugged mountains that form long ranges. Different: Korea has some large plains and more rivers than Japan. How do you think natural disasters affect life in Japan and Korea? Natural […]

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Japanese Classroom Instruction

I have a question Shitsumon ga arimasu Please say that again Moo ichido onegai shimasu I don’t understand Wakarimasen I understood Wakarimashita Please wait a moment Chotto matte kudasai How do you say book in Japanese? Book wa Nihongo de nan to iimasu ka. You say hon Hon to iimasu Please close your book Hon […]

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Japanese SOFA License Test

1. What does Japanese law categorize anyone with a motor vehicle as? a “professional driver” 2. When can a vehicle partially/fully cross into the next lane? 1. When traveling on multi-lane roadways. 2. When the width of the left half is insufficient to proceed. 3. When unable to proceed due to road damage, construction, and […]

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Chapter 8: Japan (Study Guide)

Japanese people lived on coastal plains because most of Japan has mountainous slopes that are difficult to live on and farm. Why was Japan isolated from Korea and China in ancient times? Japans islands location separated it from other people in Asia. Because of the geography of their country, the diet of Japanese people consists […]

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16.2 Japan’s Pacific Campaign

What American colonies were threatened by Japan’s plans for Southeast Asia? Philippine Islands and Guam What country did the U.S. send aid to, to stop the Japanese advances and to protect their Southeast Asian colonies? China, Chinese resistance What resource did Roosevelt cut off in July 1941, after the Japanese overran French Indochina? oil shipments […]

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World History: Chapter 17 Section 2

No, before Japan industrialized enough Western powers established their spheres of influence in China Was Japan the first country to try to dominate other countries in Asia? They felt that they could and should control all of East Asia by military force since they were close and more powerful Why did it seem logical to […]

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