2. Culture Yayoi were skilled metal working Clan- group of families related by blood or marriage Yayoi buried their chiefs in large mounds In about 5000B.C. these wandering groups began to develop a culture. Certainly the Japanese language is not related to Chinese though China would be Japan’s greatest cultural influence. They relied on the sea for most food because there was only 20% of farm.
3. CultureOld Japan Kimono wornmostly by women.Old structure type ofbuilding in Japan.
5. ImportantPeopleThere were manyimportant people duringMedieval Japan.
6. Government Feudal society included: emperor, nobles, military officials, merchants, traders, and farmers. The emperor was the highest ranking of medieval Japan society. Japan’s wealth came from farmers. Formed groups called guilds. Japan’s wealth also came from increased trade with Korea, China, and Southeast Asia.
7. Government cont. Men headed the family and had total control over all family members. Marriages were arranged and women were expected to accept it. When Japan became a warrior society with samurai and daimyo, upper-class women lost their freedoms. In farming families, women had more say in who they married.