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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Ch. 8 Feudal Japan Review

What were clans? groups of related families; small farming villages in early Japan were ruled by the most powerful ones Define Shinto. the traditional religion of Japan; believe everything in nature has spirits called kami Who was Prince Shotoku? Japanese regent, he was one of Japan’s greatest leaders. He was influential in bringing Buddhism and […]

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Japan – Japanese Answers

what are japan’s 4 main island? Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku why is most of japan’s major cities in the interior of on the coast? they turned to the sea for survival which country are close to japan? china and Korea how for is Korea away from japan? 100 miles how far is china away from […]

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japan, korea, and china

Today, Hangul Day is a holiday in South Korea. Why do you think Koreans celebrate the creation of their alphabet ?? Because it wasn’t just an alphabet. It was an innovation that led to the -rise of social mobilityanyone could be literate -independence/uniqueness from connection to China How did Mongol conquest promote trade and cultural […]

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Japanese Hiragana

あ a い i う u お o え e か ka き ki く ku け ke こ ko さ sa し shi す su せ se そ so た ta つ tsu て te と to な na に ni ぬ nu ね ne の no は ha ひ hi ふ hu へ […]

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Japan – Japanese

kami The Japanese believed their clan chiefs were descended from nature spirits called___________ chinese Japanese writing based on the________________ writing system korea Because Japan is located very close to both_________________ and china, both cultures have influenced the japanese. ainu one early culture that developed in Japan was that of the____________ shintoism According to the teachings […]

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Japanese For Beginners

Hon book Nooto notebook Kuruma car No (Particle) Possesive Particle Worui (adj) bad Naidemo anything Yuka floor Teeburu table Shiru (V) to know Nani what? Gakusee Student Enpitsu Pencil Uchi Home, House Mado Window Yomu (V) To read Ni (Particle) The location particle, to, on, and at Kabe wall Dokodemo anywhere Kekkon (V) to marry […]

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Japanese – Counter for Round/Unclassified Objects

hitotsu ひとつ One round/unclassified object futatsu ふたつ Two round/unclassified objects mittsu みっつ Three round/unclassified objects yottsu よっつ Four round/unclassified objects itsutsu いつつ Five round/unclassified objects muttsu むっつ Six round/unclassified objects nanatsu ななつ Seven round/unclassified objects yattsu やっつ Eight round/unclassified objects kokonotsu ここのつ Nine round/unclassified objects too とう Pron: TOE Ten round/unclassified objects ikutsu いくつ How […]

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Social Studies Japan Answers

1. How is an archipelago formed? created by islands 2. Describe the basic beliefs of the Shinto religion Everything in nature has kami. Clan chiefs led their clans in rituals that honored their kami ancestors. Rituals became a central part of the traditional religion of Japan, Shinto. 3. Who was Prince Shotoku and what did […]

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6th Grade History Chapter 15 – Japan

clans an extended family Shinto the traditional religion of Japan – nature religion Prince Shotoku Japanese regent, he was one of Japan’s greatest leaders. He was influential in bringing Buddhism and Chinese ideas to Japan. regent a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone court a group of nobles […]

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naruto jutsus in japanese (romanji)

kage mane shadow possession katon: gokakyuu no jutsu fire style: fire ball jutsu suiton: suiryudan no jutsu water style: water dragon jutsu sabaku soso sand burial sabaku taiso giant sand burial/imperial sand mourning sabaka kyuu sand coffin ryusa bakuyu sand tsunami mokuton: juhin taiho wood style: wood destruction mokuton hijutsu: jukai koutan wood style hidden […]

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World History (Japan)

Japanese people lived on coastal plains because most of Japan – was mostly mountains and “unfarmable” Why was Japan isolated from Korea and China in ancient times? Japan’s island location prevented any contact with other cultures. Because of the geography of their country, the diet of Japanese people consists mainly of – seafood Which of […]

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