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_______ cause alot of destruction along Japan's Pacific Coast. They are waves
tsunamis
Name the capital of Japan
Tokyo
huge urban area made up of several large cities and comunities near them
megalopolis
a group of islands
archipelago
what is the major religion of japan?
shinto
The japanese form of wrestling is called _____
sumo
body of water between japan and korea
sea of japan
the coldest region of japan is _______
hokkaido
the ______ ruled japan from the late 1100s to the 1860s
shoguns
japan's highest mountain
mount fuji
japanese _____ ____ ____ influenced the french impressionists
wood-block prints
japn is located in the ring of fire. what is that?
ring of volcanoes
tokyo, yokohama, osaka, and nagoya are an example of a japanese ________
megalopolois
name 2 cities destroyed by america's atom bomb in ww2
hiroshima and nagasaki
grow crops on every avaliable piece of land
intensive cultivation
famous type of japanese poetry
haiku
what is kabuki?
historical plays
japan modeled its way of life on _____
china
farmland in japan is limited why?
it is so small and has lots of mountains
Artic ocean ____ and _____ affect japans climate
winds and currents
japan is known for its industry but it has to import most of the ____ _____ those industries use
raw materials
during the 1930s japan began taking over land in _____
china
what is japan's form of government?
constitutional monarchy
which japanese island are tokyo and yokohama located on?
honshu
no part of japan is ___ miles from the sea
70
the line that divides north and south korea
38 parallel
system for writing the korean language
hangul
kingdom for early korea
silla
highly spiced korean vegetable dish
kimchi
the korean peninsula juts out from northern china between ____ and ______
yellow sea and sea of japan
3 major religions of south korea
buddhism, confucianism, and christianity
country that conquered korea in 1910
japan
how did the korean war end?
the country split back into 2 countries
martial art that began in korea
tae kwon do and karate
why did the korean war begin?
troops from communist soviet union took over northern korea and invaded south korea
what countries border the koreas
china and japan
which president sent troops ro korea?
truman
name north korea's capital
pyongyang
name south korea's capital
seoul
where do most south koreans live
cities or towns in the costal plains
what body of water lies west of the koreas
yellow sea