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23 Cards in this Set

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Define: kamikaze
Japanese piolet who undertook a suicide mission
Define: Yamato
Dominated corner of Honshu, set up first and only dynasty
Define: Archipelago
Chain of islands
Define: Kublai Kahn
grandson of Genghis Kahn, expanded empire
Define: Marco Polo
Italian merchant
Define: Daimyo
Warrior lords located directly below the shogun in feudal Japan
Define: Bushido
Code of conduct for samurai during the feudal period in Japan
Define: Pagoda
multi-storied temple with eaves tht curve up at the corners
Define: Edo
Became a booming city
Define: Shogun
Supreme military commander who held more power than the emperor
Define: Fancis Xavier
Spanish priest
Define: Shinto
Way of the gods
Define: Tokugawa
Defeated all rivals for power, founded Tokugawa showgunate
Define: Batu Kahn
Grandson of Genghis Kahn, threatened to attack Europe
China had its greatest influence on these two cultures...
Korea and Japan
List 5 items/ideas Japan borrowed from China
1. Law code
2. Music and Dances
3. Food
4. Pottery
5. Writing
Describe the Geography of Japan
Archipelago, 4 islands, mountains, narrow river valleys, ring of fire
Describe the geography of Korea
Peninsula, low steep mountains, good harbors, China's doorstep
Who held the real power in Japan's feudal society?
List five facts about Genghis Kahn
1. Known as "world emeror"
2. Strict military discipline
3. Demanded loyalty
4. Born in 1162
5. died in 1227
This Japanese cultural tradition was a new form of drama influenced by the rise of towns in the 1600s
Japanese samurai were similar to this type of person in medieval Europe
This dynasty was considered the golden age of China