Japan under the Shogun

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  • 550

    Japanese adopted buddhism

    Japanese adopted buddhism
    at this time in the world Christianity was a huge influence on people and how they viewed the world but in Japan they created a new religion called Buddhism, which is about loving your self and the world around you and being in a Nirvana state of mind
  • 794

    Kammu makes Heian era

    Kammu makes Heian era
    with this, it brought us our first shogun as Kammu wanted a world were he ruled so he gave a pitch to the Emperor and got it cleared
  • 1185

    Murasaki shikibu writes "the tale of Genji" Kamakura

    Murasaki shikibu writes "the tale of Genji" Kamakura
    he Tale of Genji centers on the life and loves of a handsome son, Hikaru Genji, born to an Emperor during the Heian Period. In the story, the beloved concubine of the Emperor gives birth to Genji and dies soon after She gives birth to a boy who was raised by the unknowing Emperor as his own son
  • 1281

    Japan drives back Mongol invasion

    Japan drives back Mongol invasion
    in 1274 and 1281, the Mongols attempted to invade Japan. Ultimately, the invasions were not successful. ... Khan sent an armada of ships across to Japan, but ultimately was unable to conquer the strong ruling families, samurai, and a few disastrous typhoons which knocked out a large amount of Mongol ships, so Japan declared war upon Mongols
  • 1336

    Kamakura period

    Kamakura period
    this is one of the first times in history where a country implemented a government
  • 1467

    100 years of civil war begins

    100 years of civil war begins
    commonly known as the Boshin war it lasted from early 1868- mid 1869
  • 1543

    Portuguese introduces Christianity and also firearms are invented in Japan

    Portuguese introduces Christianity and also firearms are invented in Japan
    around this time in Europe Christianity ruled over and Portugal were one of those introduced
    after the Boshin war Japan decided to start using firearms after realising that swords just weren't gonna cut it
  • Tokugawa era begins

    Tokugawa era begins
    what happened during the Tokugawa period? The Tokugawa period was marked by internal peace, political stability, and economic growth. Social order was officially frozen, and mobility between classes (warriors, farmers, artisans, and merchants) was forbidden
  • commodore perry arrives in Japan

    commodore perry arrives in Japan
    after all the fight with Mongol, Japan deiced to bring in commodore Perry to start training soldiers more
  • Meji restoration occurs

    Meji restoration occurs
    In 1868 the Tokugawa shogun, who ruled Japan in the feudal period, lost his power and the emperor was restored to the supreme position. The emperor took the name Meiji as his reign name; this event was known as the Meiji Restoration