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Chapter 17 Asia in Transition Section Three: The Tokugawa Shoguns in Japan.

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1 Chapter 17 Asia in Transition Section Three: The Tokugawa Shoguns in Japan

2 I. Founding the Tokugawa Shogunate A.Powerful daimyo established as overlords and built a centralized feudal system B.Oda Nobunaga ( ) C.Toyotomi Hideyoshi ( ) 1.Weaken others- warrior class 2.Invaded Korea D.Tokugawa Ieyasu (established family that ruled for 250 years E.Tokugawa rule A.1. feudalism and central monarchy B.Kept peace C.Policy of isolationism

3 II. Foreign Contact A.Portuguese in Japan 1. Brought muskets and Christianity B.Closing the Country 1.Feared Christianity 2.Strict trade rules

4 III. Life in Tokugawa Japan A.Social Classes 1.Warrior class- samurai- top, peasants, artisans, and merchants followed 2.Determined by birth 3.Samurai- government officials by birth B.Change and Culture 1.Regional specialization 2.Increase in cities 3.Increased wealth

5 IV. The End of Japan’s Isolation A.Commodore Mathew Perry- naval force 1. Presented letter B. Treaty of Kanagawa (1854) 1. two ports open to U.S. 2. opened door for others C. Shogunate lost power 1. Meiji restoration

6 Fun Facts The crime rate in Japan is amongst the lowest in the world. Japanese people 'slurp' their food, which is considered as a sign of tasty food. If you don't do it in Japan, it may disappoint your host. Japan has the longest reigning monarchy in the world. After breaking up with their boyfriends, Japanese girls usually cut their hair.


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