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Medieval Japan

Medieval Japan

Author: Taylor Busch

Students will be able to describe the feudal system consisting of the emperor, shogun, daimyo, and samurai and the lasting influence of the warrior code in the twentieth century.

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Feudal Japan


a political and economic system in Europe and Japan during the Middle Ages. Royal or noble families owned the land and allowed people to live on and farm the land in return for a share of the crops and their service in war. 

Big Question

Please respond to the "Big Question" of this chapter in your notebook. Be sure to write in complete sentences, and your response should be no longer than a paragraph. 

How was the political and economical system of Feudal Japan set up, and what affect did it have on the people?