Japan: the Yamato Clan and the Heian Period

Yamato Clan:

Ruler or Rulers: Emperor: was considered to be a descendant of the Sun Goddess; Foreign Force

Government/Capitol: Emperor; Foreign Force

Culture/Influences: Emperor was first in control but then the Foreign Force ( unnamed) took over. The Emperor was more of a figure head


Heian Period:

Ruler or Rulers: Fujiwara Family

Government/Capitol: Capitol: Heian

Achievements: Literature improved, Women had more rights and freedom