Feudal Japan

Feudal Japan

What is Feudalism - Feudalism is arrangements of the ranks (government) . Such as the Emperor, Nobles, Commoners, Servants and lastly the slaves.

What led to the rise of Feudalism in Japan - Japan collapsed into civil war, the emperor lost his political power. So a system of feudalism arose in Japan.

What are 3 art forms from ancient Japan and how did they impact/influence society at that time period - Zen gardens: design to help people think quietly.  Haiku: Japan developed Haiku poetry, three lines of 5 and 7 syllables.  Noh: retelling of legends and folktales

What was the social structure of Feudal Japan - Emperor, Nobles, Commoners, Servants and lastly the slaves. Emperor controls/rules over everyone.  Shotgun large land holder (real ruler). Samurai they were the warriors. Peasants the workers, they produced goods. Merchants did not produced goods.    

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