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Luann prince shotoku bio poem

  1. 1. Prince Shotoku Bio-Poem <br />By Luann Nguyen<br />
  2. 2. Prince Shotoku<br />Prince Shotoku<br />Wise, Vigorous, Noble <br />He is from Japan<br />He admires Chinese culture<br />He feels that wives should obey their husbands<br />Leader, Thoughtful, Religious <br />He gives hopes to get people to change their mind on Buddhism<br />He fears nothing in his way<br />He would like to see Chinese cultures involved in Japanese society<br />Prince Shotoku (573-621)<br />
  3. 3. Prince Shotoku <br />He is one of Japan’s greatest leader.<br />He received power in 593 from his aunt as regent.<br />He helped unite the government of Japan.<br />He established the first Japanese embassy. <br />He helped modernize Japan. <br />He helped rule Japan when he was only 21. <br />He never made a wrong decision.<br />He could talk when he was born.<br />He made religious changes to Japan. <br />He built many Buddhist temples in Japan.<br />He sent scholars to China to learn about the society.<br />
  4. 4. Wise, Vigorous, Noble <br />Wise: He was able to speak as soon as he was born, and was so wise when he grew up. He knew what would happen before hand. <br />Vigorous: He tried to help Japan become more modern. He tried to spread Buddhism. His efforts changed Japan’s society. <br />Noble: Stood up for Japan as regent for his aunt at the age of 21. Tried to make Japan’s government stronger and stable.<br />
  5. 5. He is from Japan<br />Not a lot of people know his parents.<br />He ruled after Jimmu ruled.<br />He ruled alongside his aunt as regent. <br />He created the first constitution.<br />His parents and past are not known accept for the accomplishments he did for Japan. <br />He was a member of the ruling Soga clan. <br />He was regent/politician during the Asuka period. <br />He established 12 official ranks in court. <br />
  6. 6. He admires Chinese culture<br />Wanted the country to be stable and full of culture like the Chinese.<br />Sent Japanese scholars to China to learn everything about it’s culture. <br />Tried to get Japan to have same culture and religion/philosophy. <br />He took many ideas from Chinese culture and used it everyday Japanese society.<br />So taken with Chinese culture and how it brings prosperous times. <br />
  7. 7. He feels that wives should obey their husbands<br />He felt this way because families in China followed through with this rule. <br />Also this was part of Confucianism which he also followed. <br />Chinese culture was a part of his life and this is where it came from. <br />He knew all this from scholars he sent to Chang’an to know all the Chinese culture.<br />
  8. 8. Leader, Thoughtful, Religious <br />Leader:<br />He was a leader because he helped his aunt rule Japan. He united Japan and established a government that was stable. <br />Thoughtful:<br />He wanted his citizens to thrive not to feel pain. Tried to get Buddhism into their lives because he thought it would help them. <br />Religious: <br />He wanted Japan to adapt Chinese culture. He sent scholars to learn more about the religions and cultures<br />
  9. 9. He gives hopes to get people to change their mind on Buddhism<br />He wants them to have a peaceful life doing Buddhism.<br />Wants same religion based on China.<br />Built a grand temple devoted to Buddhism so that people would change their mind. <br />His efforts changed the minds of Japanese nobles. <br />Succeeded in convincing people to like Buddhism and to believe in it.<br />
  10. 10. He fears nothing in his way<br />He did what he wanted and never regret anything.<br />His choices was bold and did it no matter what was in his way.<br />He was a strong but gentle leader that can handle anything. <br />His plans always worked and that’s why Japan never showed sign of struggle. <br />
  11. 11. He would like to see Chinese cultures involved in Japanese society<br />All his life he admired Chinese culture we don’t know but he did.<br />He wanted to adapt the culture into Japan. <br />He hope it would influence the community and make it a better place to be.<br />He wanted to be like China everything including society, culture, government, etc. <br />
  12. 12. Prince Shotoku (573-621)<br />He was a strong leader even though he ruled as regent.<br />He was born in 573.<br />They said he died because of natural age he was old so he died others say he was ill.<br />He died in 621.<br />He lived until he was 48 they say. <br />