Japan (500-1185)

By: Hank Waller

Yamato Clan (500-800)

Ruler- Prince Shotoku (The grandson of the sun goddess)

Government- Centralized (bureaucracy)

Culture- They adopted many things from the Chinese like clothing, art, and agriculture

Achievements- They took over and captured many neighboring clans

Heian Period (794-1185)

Capital- Heian-Kyo

Culture- Loved to garden, make art, and write poetry

Achievements- The leader (Lady Murasaki Shikibu) was a great writer

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