Ancient Civilization/Religions Feudalism French Revolution Global Imperialism World at War Communism Collapse of Imperialism Global Hist. Concepts Test Taking Skills Practice Regents Exams

Back
Church Influence
European Feudalism
Manorialism
Crusades
Growth of Towns
Black Death
Printing Press
Renaissance
Scientific Revolution
Protestant Reformation
English Reforms
Japanese Feudalism

FeudalismGlobal History Regents Review
Japanese Feudalism

  Japan developed a feudal system which had similarities to the European system. 
  • The shogun (like the king) ruled the country through the daimyo (like the nobles), who were the heads of the samurai (like the knights). 
  • Peasants farmed the land in exchange for protection by the samurai, who operated under a code of conduct known as bushido (like chivalry). 

Again, society was organized under a rigid class system with no social mobility.  Click the button for a chart.

The Tokugawa Shoguns maintained an ethnocentric policy toward the outside world.  However, cultural influences from China did migrate to Japan down the Korean Peninsula.
 

  View Japan Feudalism Chart
Click for the Japanese Feudalism Quiz

Feudalism Topic Quiz

 

Go to Next Topic

Home Instructions Video Credits Quiz Video Requirements Survey