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Ancient Japan, to 645 AD. Libertyville HS – World History. “Three Patriarchs”: Confucius ( in hat), Buddha (curled hair ), Lao Tzu (white haired elder). Japanese Geography. Over 3000 islands, separated from mainland by Sea of Japan 600 inhabited islands

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    1. Ancient Japan, to 645 AD Libertyville HS – World History “Three Patriarchs”: Confucius (in hat), Buddha (curled hair), Lao Tzu (white haired elder)

    2. Japanese Geography • Over 3000 islands, separated from mainland by Sea of Japan • 600 inhabited islands • Four main islands: Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Hokkaido • Very mountainous terrain • Internal isolation

    3. Ancient Japan • First humans arrived 30,000 years ago • About same time Bering land bridge existed • Land bridge between Japan, Korea and Japan and Russia (Siberia) • JomonCulture formed around 10,000 BC

    4. Jomon Culture (10,000-200 BC) • Stone age people • Hunter gatherers, fishing • Lived in small tribal groups • Made pottery (first ever – surprising; shaped by hand) • Around 5-2500 BC, Jomon developed towns, sculpted figurines • By 2000 BC, developed agriculture, artwork • By 1000 BC, developed religion (goddess figurines)

    5. Jomon to Yayoi Culture (300-200 AD) • Around 300 BC, Jomon displaced by wave of Chinese immigrants, from Korea • Explains why Japanese, Chinese language are in same family of languages • Japanese argue Jomon absorbed Yayoi into their culture (politics in history) Spread of Yayoi culture

    6. Yayoi Culture • Yayoi technologies • Agriculture (rice cultivation) • Bronze & iron metallurgy • Religion to become Shinto • Modern Japanese language, culture, social structure & religion date from Yayoi immigrants • Lived in clans (uji) • Each clan had own god, to whom chieftain led all prayers

    7. Kofun (300-500 AD) • Around 300 AD, new culture emerged in SW part of Honshu • These people built giant tomb mounds, called kofun (similar practice in Korea) • Tombs filled with armor, weapons Various Kofun Kofun, to scale (400 meters in length!)

    8. Yamato State (500-645 AD) • Earliest Japanese state, ruled by a “Great King” • Yamato Plain is the richest agricultural region in Japan • Yamato nobility based on Korean models (titles) • Military nobility became Japanese constant, until 1868 • Yamato even held lands in Korea

    9. Yamato State • In 513 AD, Korean king sent a Chinese Confucian scholar to Japan • Resulted in Chinese culture being imported into Japan • Written language • Confucianism • Buddhism • Long term profound impact on Japanese culture, history Japanese Emperor

    10. Yamato State • In late 500s, alliance between Korea, Japan broke down • Mass Korean immigration • Yamato military aristocracy rebelled, too • Central government responded with Chinese style government • Sent envoys to China to observe its government • Adopted 17 Article Constitution • Combined Confucian, Buddhist principles • Created office of Emperor