Yamato Clan

Gained power in 500-794 CE.

Many major influences from Korea, China, Confucianism, and Buddhism.

Developed and written language.

Focused on mostly agriculture.

Capital city located in Yamato Plain.

Heian Period

Immediately succeeded the Yamato Period.

Began in 794 CE.

Noted for their Samurai Class.

High point of cultural significance with accomplishments such as full-length novels.

Capital city of modern day Kyoto.

Period ended in 1195 CE.

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