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  1. 1. Chapter 9
  2. 2. Religious Simplicity ... love of beauty and respect for combat ... Reverence for nature ...
  3. 3. Coming Up!
  4. 4. Geography Japanese geography has played a huge role in shaping Japanese religion, agriculture, government, art, and other aspects.
  5. 5. A Land of Beauty and Violence Japanese reverence for the nature. Japanese also respects natures violent aspects. tidal waves and earthquakes.
  6. 6. The Early Japanese • The early settlers brought the knowledge of rice with them.
  7. 7. Rice • Japan has a wet climate. • Perfect for growing rice • Staple crop • It takes the whole community to grow and cultivate rice.
  8. 8. Chinese culture in Japan
  9. 9. Writing • Japan first used Chinese’s writing system. • Buddhism from China. • Mixed with Local religion : Shinto • Today people practice Shinto and Buddhism
  10. 10. Land of the Rising Sun Chapter 9, Lesson 1
  11. 11. Timeline
  12. 12. Timeline 500 700 900 1100 1300 1500 552 710
  13. 13. Main Islands • Hokkaido is in the northeast and the home of the island's capital city of Sapporo. • Honshu is the largest island and the Japanese core area which includes Tokyo and Osaka-Kyoto. • Honshu is the world's seventh largest island. • Shikoku and Kyushu are in the south
  14. 14. Hokkaido Honshu Shikoku Kyushu Okinawa
  15. 15. Japanese! Ohayou Gozaimasu Good Morning
  16. 16. Japanese! Thank You Arigatou
  17. 17. Objectives • Understand how Japan’s geography influenced its early development. • Describe the effects of Shinto religion on the politics of Japan. • Evaluate the effects of Chinese culture on Japanese culture.
  18. 18. Vocabulary • Isolation- being separated from a group • Shinto - a Japanese religion. • All things natural have divine spirits.
  19. 19. The Islands of Japan • Volcanic mountains pushing out of the sea. • Four main islands. • Very unstable part of the earth’s surface. • 1,500 earthquakes every year. • 60 of the island’s 150 volcanoes are active. • Typhoons
  20. 20. Island Life • Ocean provides food and transportation • It has also isolated the island from other lands.
  21. 21. Early People of Japan
  22. 22. Early People • Hunter-Gatherer societies 10,000 years ago • Immigrants pushed north. • 200-100 B.C.
  23. 23. Ainu People • Descendants of these early Hunter- Gatherers
  24. 24. Ainu Honor • Honored • Indigenous Inhabitants of Japan • March 7, 2002
  25. 25. Early Cultures • 8000 B.C. • Jomon people • Probably came from Korea
  26. 26. Pottery
  27. 27. Yayoi • 200 B.C. • Settled on the Yamato plain • Honshu • Brought with them the knowledge of rice.
  28. 28. 2-300 A.D. “tomb culture” Yayoi 100 B.C. Jomon 200 B.C. 8,000 B.C. Ainu 10,000 B.C. Hunter-gatherer
  29. 29. Early Religion
  30. 30. Shinto • Revolves around nature • Everything in nature has a spirit (Karmi) • Highest - Sun Goddess • Emperor is said to have come from this.
  31. 31. Chinese Influence in Japan
  32. 32. Buddhism • 522 A.D. a Korean King sent a statue of Buddha to Japan. • He got this from China. •

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