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Steven Calderon Social Studies Vocabulary

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Section

Question Answer
ClansExtended families
ShintoTraditional religion of Japan
Prince Shotoku One of Japan's greatest leaders
RegentA person who rules a country for someone else
Lady Marasaki Shikibu A noble and servant to Empress Kilco
Zen Popular new form of Buddhism
Unprecedented Having no equal
Equestrian Related to horses
Mustered Gathered together
BrocadesRich clothes with designs woven into them
Cormorants Large diving birds
InferiorityLower rank
DaimyoJapan's large landowners
SamuraiTrained professional warriors
Figure HeadA person who appears to rule even though real power rests in someone else
ShogunA general who ruled Japan in the emperors name
Bushido The samurai code of rules
Brace Pair
RepastMeal
Unpretentious Simple
CoronetsSmall crown
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