Lucinda Chalkley
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Lucinda Chalkley
Created by Lucinda Chalkley over 5 years ago


Year 7 Ancient History yr 7 Mind Map on MEDIEVAL JAPAN, created by Lucinda Chalkley on 09/01/2014.

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1 Society/Social Hierachy
1.1 Emperor/Shogun
1.1.1 Daimyo/Warrior class Farmers/peasants Craftsmen/Artisans Merchants Hinin Outcasts and Nomads ethincally not part of society thought to be greedy, untrustworthy Sold to Merchants/Rich worked for Daimyo Worked in fields Nobles, rich and Samurai
1.1.2 Military
1.2 Influence from China
2 Religon and Belief
2.1 Buddhism
2.1.1 Buddha 8 fold path
2.2 Shintoism
2.2.1 Kami Sacred nature spirits Japanese created
2.3 Confucianism
2.3.1 structured social hierachy part of everyday life
2.4 Influence from China
3 Ancient Japan
3.1 Jomon Period
3.1.1 8000-300 B.C.E 8000 B.C.E pottery Jomon means 'cord marked' Jomons: fishing hunter-gatherers
3.2 Yayoi Period
3.2.1 300 B.C.E-300 C.E Agriculture (rice farms) Bronze and Iron tools weaved cloth (becomes traditional culture) Wooden huts in villages Influence Korea, China Farming made a split society
3.3 Humans lived 30, 000 years
3.4 Jomon→Yayoi→Heian
4 Women and children
4.1 Wife of Samurai
4.1.1 Never be jealous
4.1.2 Look after whole house
4.1.3 educate children
4.1.4 fend for themselves
4.1.5 Manage harvest
4.1.6 Often without spouse
4.2 Children
4.2.1 sell as slave
4.2.2 take parents jobs
4.2.3 sometime knew swordsmanship by age 9
5 The Tokugawa Shogunate
5.1 Power during instability
5.1.1 14th-15th C.E
5.2 3 Unifiers
5.3 Toyotomi Hideyoshi
5.3.1 Odo Nubanaga's successor became military leader
5.3.2 Born peasant
5.3.3 laws Only samurai have weapons restricts class movement children have parents jobs expells christian missionaries
5.4 In power for over 200 years
5.5 Ieyasu Tokugawa
5.5.1 First Tokugawa Shogunate 1603 C.E
5.5.2 ended instability
5.5.3 lasted 30 yrs
5.5.4 re-introduced feudalism
5.5.5 collected weapons made giant Buddha
5.6 ended conflict
5.7 helped create modern japan
5.8 unified the people
5.9 restricted outside influence
5.10 restricted outside contact
6 Similarities with Medieval Europe
6.1 Emperor (King)
6.1.1 Daimyo (Nobles) Samurai (Knights)
6.1.2 Royalty was heriditery
6.2 feudal system
6.3 Made castles
6.3.1 huts for peasants
6.4 Religious
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