Social Studies - 2019-20
WHII.6e - Japan
The student will apply social science skills to understand the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in Asia from about 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to about 1800 A.D. (C.E.) by
e) describing the location and development of social and cultural patterns in Japan, with emphasis on the Japanese shogunate;
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
The reunification of Japan established the Tokugawa shogunate, which governed for more than 250 years.
The reunification of Japan brought with it an emphasis on the reestablishment of order in social, political, and international relations following a century of civil war and turmoil.
Social and cultural patterns in Japan
Characterized by a powerless emperor controlled by a military leader (shogun)
Adopted policy of isolation to limit foreign influences