Intro to Japan

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In History
  • -794 BCE

    794 start of the Heian period

  • -710 BCE

    710 the first capital is established at Nara

  • 1185

    1185 Minamoto no Yoritomo becomes the first shogun of Japan

  • 1467

    1467 beginning of the Warring states period

  • 1543

    1543 first contact between Japanese and Europeans and beginning of trade

  • 1573

    1573 the Azuchi-Momoyama period begins

  • 1603 the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate

  • 1635 the sakoku (“locked country”) period begins

  • 1853 the arrival of the United States navy fleet commanded by Matthew Perry

  • 1867 the Meiji Restoration