BC: 2011 VinceSteve Productions :) | Japan
FC: Tanner Stevenson | Vince Asegurado
1: Shogun | Emperor | Samurai
2: How did Japans worldview change, | - In Edo, Japan almost completely isolated themselves from the world. - In Meiji, Japan unisolated themselves, but only to make many unfair trade agreements with Europeans. - After they re-opened, Jaoan began to adopt many modern ideas, even with the unequal treaties they were forced to sign.
3: from Edo to Meiji? | (Worldview shift) | - Meiji was a restoration for Japan, after re-opening they had about 100 years of modernization to do! - Thanks to the modernization, Japan grew in strength, brains, and industrial factories in the restoration of Meiji.
4: United States Commoder Matthew Perry request Japan to open up. | Europeans Influencing Japan | The King of the Netherlands wrote a letter to Japan to open up.
5: How did the Europeans Influence Japan to start trading again? | The Emperor signed the treatment. | Eventually Japan open up to the rest of the world.
6: What were the lives of the Samurai like during the Edo period? | - The Samurai were the Daimyo's army; they were nobles, and they held the most prestigious position next to the Shogun. -Most Samurai lived in castle towns, but some domains had so many Samurai that their castle towns could not accommodate them. These samurai lived in the country side. - Some Samurai were Daimyo.
7: Samurai lives during Edo. | - Samurai helped govern the domain and manage the affairs of the Daimyo house hold. -They were called upon to do administrative functions for the domains -The Samurai were educated, and they opened Japan to the Western world during Edo. - During the 200 year isolation the role of the Samurai changed from a warrior to an administrator.