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Copy of Feudalism Venn Diagram - Japan vs. Europe

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Angel Pean

on 12 November 2012

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Transcript of Copy of Feudalism Venn Diagram - Japan vs. Europe

Japan Europe began in a time of violence and warfare had a lord-vassal system warrior class Samurai Daimyo Shogun Emperor King Pope Peasant Serf Knight warrior code of honor bushido chivalry merchants were looked down upon merchants were looked up to Lord Fief well defined class roles began in the 800’s began in the 1200’s women were condsidered fragile women were expected to be brave and honorable arts and learning were not highly valued values rooted in Christianity values rooted in Buddhism, Shintoism, and Confucianism religious values guided life architecture reflected religious beliefs conflict occurred between religious and political leaders FEUDALISM TYPE YOUR NAME HERE: Angel Pean 5 11 14 Could not agree on standardized laws Believed that nobility obliged Feudalism was highly militaristic Internal warfare Kings had to rely on respect in order to make deals with other leaders War confined to the warrior-landlord class The vassal felt respect towards his lord Samurai dominated the countryside Peasant communities were self-sufficient Peasants paid taxes Believed in chivalry Local feudal lords were called "Daimyo" and used the lord-vassal system The sword of a samurai was highly respected A fief was the payment of the vassal The samurai had an interest in interest in Zen which was a part of Buddhism
Feudal Monarchy Merchants were to service the warriors' needs The Pope and the King would have to fight for power Gothic architecture (soaring spires, tall arched windows, etc) Women were honored and less confined and segregated Many Polytheists converted to Christianity Women were thought to be fragile The Shogun was the ruler Serfs were slaves and they some equal rights Vassals would give knights to their lord The bushido was the code of the warrior and was taught to him beginning after his birth Centered around the court of the emperor Military-directed centralization Decentralized economic system
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