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The island of _____ lies between Honshu and Kyushu.
Shikoku
The Japanese Alps are located on the island of _____.
Honshu
The _____ are located on Hokkaido.
Hidaka Mountains
_____ is the island north of Honshu.
Hokkaido
The _____ is where most people in Japan live.
coastlines
The _____ has the coastliine with the highest population density.
Pacific Ocean
the Sea of Japan is located between Japan and _____.
Asian mainland
_____ is the major food crop for Japan.
Rice
The sea surrounding Japan provided _____.
food; transportation
Honshu was the most powerful island of Japan because _____.
centrally located; most agriculture
The city of Nagasaki is on the island of _____.
Kyushu
The Taika Reforms took land from the clans and gave it to the _____.
emperor
The Taika Reforms _____ power of the clans.
reduced
Prince _____ was the first to borrow government ideas from China and Japan.
Shotoku
The _____ religion worships spirits called kami.
Shinto
The _____ is a wind instrument from China that the Japanese called a sho.
sheng
The _____ rewarded the samurai with grants of land or high positions.
shogun
The _____ rewarded the samurai with money or land grants.
daimyo
Japan used _____ for their government positions.
aristocracy
Japan's capital _____ was copied from China's capital, Chang'an.
Nara