Juan Madrid - Medieval Japan Test Questions

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Question Answer
ClansExtended families
ShintoThe traditional religion of Japan
Prince ShotokaOne of the people most influential in bringing Chinese ideas to Japan
RegentA person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone
Lady MurasakiOne of the greatestwriters in early Japanese history
ZenPopular new form of Buddhism
Unprecedented Having no equal
Equestrian Related to horses
BrocadesRich clothes with designs woven into them
CormorantsLarge diving birds
Inferiority Lower rank
Unpretentious Simple ; Modest
CoronestSmall crowns
DaimyoJapan's large landowners
SamuraiTrained professional warrior
Figurehead A person who appears to rule even though recall power rests with someone else
ShogunA general who ruled Japan in the emperor's name
BushidoThe samurai's code of rules
MusteredGathered together
CourtA group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler
What types of landforms cover most of Japan?Mountains
What is Shinto?The traditional religion of Japan
Where did Japan's court move in the 700s?Heian
What two forms of Buddhism in Japan?Zan and Pure Land Buddhist
What was Bushido?Bushido was the code of rulers for samurai