Japan

The japan report

This country is in Asia.It is surrounded be the pacific ocean.It is also next to north Korea, south Korea, and Taiwan.

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Yum

~They eat a lot of rice and sea food/ small portions of meat.

~They also eat a lot of fresh vegetables and fruits.

~Most dishes use soy sauce, fish broth, or sweet sake.

Jammin

~The Japanese also attend musical concerts.

~Gagaku is one of the oldest types of Japanese music.

~It is played with string and wind instruments and drums. Pop music is a major part of Japanese culture.

Movement

~A highly developed, efficient mass-transit system of trains and buses is the principal mode of transportation in urban areas.

~Bullet trains (Shinkansen) provide rapid transportation between major cities. Subways are also available.

~Many people have private cars. Traffic is often heavy in large cities.

Population

~The majority of the population lives in urban areas.

~Almost half are concentrated in three major metropolitan areas: Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya.

~As a result, Japan suffers from a high cost of living and a lack of affordable urban housing.

History

~Japan is known historically as the Land of the Rising Sun, as symbolized by its flag.

Listen to paragraph~Beginning with Emperor Jimmu in 600 BC (according to legend), Japan has had a line of emperors that continues to the present.

~From the 12th century until the late 19th century, however, feudal lords (or shoguns) held political control. Japan adopted a policy of strict isolation and remained closed to nearly all foreign trade until 1853.

Reflection

Principle 1 in japan is that pop music is populer. Also that Japan is known historically as the Land of the Rising Sun, as symbolized by its flag.

Principle 1 in the U.S is that The most populer genre of the year was rock with 102.5 million sold albums. Also that the first American flag was made by Betsy Ross, a Philadelphia seamstress who was acquainted with George Washington, leader of the Continental Army, and other influential Philadelphians.

principle 4 in japan is that you cant see music but you can see insterments(Japan is big with music.)

Principle 4 in the U.S is that you cant see peoples voices but you can see them.(when poeple sing)

I have also learned that Japan is known historiclly as the land of the rising sun.

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