Intro to JAPAN Timeline

Timeline created by zackywu
In History
  • 710

    710 the first capital is established at Nara

    710 the first capital is established at Nara
    Japan established its first capital
  • 794

    794 start of the Heian period

    794 start of the Heian period
    The Japanese Emperor moved to Kyoto
  • 1185

    1185 Minamoto no Yoritomo becomes the first shogun of Japan

    1185 Minamoto no Yoritomo becomes the first shogun of Japan
    The military leader of the Samari or the shugon
  • 1467

    1467 beginning of the Warring states period

    1467 beginning of the Warring states period
    a group of families who ran the countries
  • 1543

    1543 first contact between Japanese and Europeans and beginning of trade

    1543 first contact between Japanese and Europeans and beginning of trade
    The Japanese meet the Europeans and start trading
  • 1573

    1573 the Azuchi-Momoyama period begins

    1573 the Azuchi-Momoyama period begins
    Oda Nobunaga entering into Kyoto in 1568
  • 1603 the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate

    1603 the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate
    The Tokugawa shogunate begins
  • 1635 the sakoku (“locked country”) period begins

     1635 the sakoku (“locked country”) period begins
    Japan locks its borders except for the southwest where they would trade.
  • 1853 the arrival of the United States navy fleet commanded by Matthew Perry

    1853 the arrival of the United States navy fleet commanded by Matthew Perry
    The US arrived in japan and demand that Japan lets the US, Russia, and England enter.
  • 1867 the Meiji Restoration

    1867 the Meiji Restoration
    Japan goes back to being an imperial company, run by and emporor