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How did Castle towns benefit Japan?
-Stimulated development of merchant class.
-Contributed to development of elite culture.
-contributed to improvement of transporation and communication lines
Oda Nobunaga
-new mass warfare (introduced guns), castle construction.
-in commerce and trade he ordered unification of weights and measurements abolished barriers that restricted free trade.
-Attacks on Buddhist monastaries.
Toyotimi Hideyoshi
-Issued the three clause edict
What are the three catageries of daimyo?
Shimpan, Fudai and Tozama
Shimpan daimyo
Tokugawa branch families who bore the Tokugawa surname.
Fudai daimyo
these daimyo pledge allegiance to Ieyasu prior to the Battle of Sekegahar.
Tozama daimyo
Achieved daimyo status under Oda Nobunaga or Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Were not allies of Ieyasu until after the Battle of Sekigahara.
Alternate Attendance System
All daimyo obliged to alternate their residence periodically between their domains and Edo; wives and children remained as hostage when daimyo returned to his domain; forced to build and maintain houses in Edo for family and retainer; a constant drain on the economic resources of the daimyo.
prohibited daimyo from contact with foreigners.
Ieyasu issued the Seven-Clause edict which ...
Restricted the activities of the emperor.
Shimabara Rebellion
Japanese Christians led by masterless samurai,rebelled against local daimyo who levied excessive taxes on Christians and attempted to suppress Christians
Genroku Period
A time when Japanese culture flourished. Creativity amongst the town people. The introduction of Kabuki,Haiku, Bunraku(puppet show), erotic novels, woodblock prints and painting.