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Group7, Ch8, Lesson1 (Land of the Rising Sun)

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Justin Rebollar

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Transcript of Group7, Ch8, Lesson1 (Land of the Rising Sun)

Chapter 8 Lesson 1
Land of The Rising Sun

Lesson Summary
Japan's island location and its proximity to china and Korea affected its development
Japanese emperors reigned but had little power
Prince Shokotu introduce Chinese culture to Japan
Social Structure
In Japan was divided into clans
The clans were based on how they were related by blood or marriage
In Japan rice grows well there because it was a mild climate with plenty of rain.
They traded pottery, rice, and silk for other goods
Japan many mountains and frequent rainfall have resulted in lush green lands
japans army was strong
Prince Shotoku introduced chinese culture to japan
Buddhism challenged Shinto, the traditional Japanese belief system
Buddhism was based on the teachings of the Buddha, who was born in India, not Japan
As people adopted Buddhism, they became more aware of other aspects of Chinese culture
Japan is located 120 mi off the coast of Asia
15 percent of the land is flat for farming
Japan is an island, so the ocean gives enough fish for food
The ancestors of Japan came from East Asia in 300s B.C.
Chapter Main Ideas
Japans development was influenced by its landforms, its climate, and its closeness to china and Korea
Prince Shotoku wrote Japans firsts constitution and also bought Chinese culture to Japan
The Japanese developed distinct family and social structure
Vocabulary Definitions
- the traditional religion of japan based on worship of and respect for nature and ancestors.
- a person who rules in place of an absent or underage monarch.
Prince Shotoku
- a regent who ruled Japan from A.D. 593 to 622 and brought elements of Chinese culture-in particular, the Buddhist religion- to the country.
- an office of one country's government in another country.

According to tradition, members of the Yamato clan fought one another to gain this power.
Since Japan rarely changed emperors, the country appeared very stable.
Justin Rebollar
Cristofer Nava
Carlene Willingham
Angelica Garcia
Group 7

guns were used back then to protect their comunity and villages
pottery was used back then for water and other liquids today many are just there for show
today we still use rice but in many different ways
today they still belive in buddhism.
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