Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/29

Click to flip

29 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Which mountain range lies in the middle of the island of Honshu?
Japanese Alps
Which mountain range is on the island of Hokkaido?
Hidaka Mountains
Which of Japan's islands does not have an area of high density population?
Hokkaido
______________ became the absolute military ruler of Japan in the 16th century, but was never named shogun.
Hideyoshi
The Portuguese brought _____________ to Japan.
muskets
Hideyoshi appointed ___________ as one of the regents to rule until his son was old enough to be military ruler.
Tokugawa
Tokugawa was named ___________ by the emperor in 1603.
shogun
__________ and No were two types of theater that developed during the reign of Tokugawa.
Kabuki
Tokugawa banned ___________ from Japan because it was foreign and promoted equality.
Christianity
The beliefs of ___________ were pushed during Tokugawa's reign because it promoted obeying your superiors.
Confucius
Tokugawa allowed only the _________ and the Chinese as foreign traders.
Dutch
The harbor at ______________ was the only port the Dutch and Chinese were allowed to use for trade with Japan.
Nagasaki
The Tokugawa __________ lasted for 250 years.
shogunate
Japanese citizens were ___________ to leave the country while under the rule of the Tokugawas.
forbidden
Commodore Matthew ____________ sailed into Japan in 1853 with a request from the American president to open relations.
Perry
The Japanese were fascinated by the sewing machine and _________ __________ that were presented to the government as gifts from America.
miniature railroad
The 1854 treaty allowed a _________ from the United States to live in Japan.
representative
U.S. ships would be allowed to dock and ___________ provisions according to the treaty.
purchase
_________ ____________ took control of Japan from the Tokugawas and opened it up for foreign trade.
Emperor Meiji
All emperors of Japan are related to ______________.
Jimmu
The religion of _____________ began in India and took root in Japan thanks to Prince Shotoku.
Buddhism
Japan's native religion was ________.
Shinto
The early Japanese people accepted and imitated _____________ writing and art.
Chinese
In the 1100s there was fight for control between the Minamoto and __________ families.
Taira
The first shogun was ______________.
Yoritomo
Yoritomo was from the _____________ family.
Minamoto
_____________ means "one who serves" and is the name for the warriors that served the shogun.
Samurai
________ __________ was the one behind the Mongol leader that tried to take over Japan.
Kublai Khan
Kamikaze means ________ _________ and was used to describe the winds that helped the samurai defeat the Mongol army.
divine wind