Use the outline given to you to create the Thinking Maps. Use the other notes on the Power Point to fill in your Vocab List Use your notebook to write down any other info you find significant on the Power Point.
Tsunamis, or huge tidal waves, can sweep over land without warning. Typhoons are hurricanes in the Pacific Ocean.
What impact has geography had on Japanese life? Geography of Japan Mountainous terrain Island nation Close to China and Korea Farming is difficult Barrier to political unity Shintoism developed Sea used for food, transportation, isolation, protection Cultural diffusion
Japan adapted Chinese system to their own language and ideas.
Spread and flourished
(a sect) spread
Values peace, simple living, nature and beauty.
honoring parents (filial piety) and
respect for learning
“ Harmony should be valued and quarrels (argument) should be avoided. Everyone has his bias (prejudice) and few men are far-sighted. Therefore some disobey their lords and fathers and keep up feuds (arguments) with their neighbors. But when superiors are in harmony with each other an inferiors are friendly, then affairs are discussed quietly and the right view of matters prevails (do well).” ~Prince Shotoku What philosophy does Prince Shotoku seem to be influenced by? Why?
Emperor - Highest position but no political power Shogun - Actual ruler Daimyo - Powerful landowners Samurai - gave protection for land Code of Bushido - behavior code Seppuku - ritual suicide, rather than live without honor Peasants and artisans - provided food and weapons Merchants - gained status slowly King Lords and nobles Knights Code of Chivalry Pope Serfs Merchants - High Middle Ages Later
Daimyos gave land to lesser warriors called samurai , or “those who serve.”
Like knights, samurai were heavily armed and trained in fighting. They also had a code of values, known as bushido , or “way of the warrior.” Bushido emphasized honor, bravery, and loyalty to the daimyo.
Feudalism A political, economic, and social system based on loyalty, the holding of land, and military service. Japan: Shogun Daimyo Daimyo Samurai Samurai Samurai Peasant Peasant Peasant Peasant Land - Shoen Land - Shoen Protection Loyalty Loyalty Food
Title : The Great Wave Off Kanagawa Artist : Katsushika Hokusai Date : Edo period, c. 1828 Museum/ Source: Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii Medium : Polychrome woodblock print on paper Size : 9 7/8" X 14 5/8" (25 X 37.1 cm) Japanese Art