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;


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

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.


ESSENTIALS

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


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Jun 01, 2018