End of Yayoi PeriodNamed after the town of Yayoi town located in Bunkyo, Tokyo.
The start of weaving, rice farming, iorn and Bronze-making.
Kofun Period-Saw Establishment for strong Military states centered around powerful clans.
-Located in Provinces Yamaoto and Kawachi
-Establishmed the origin of the Japanese culture
Period: 538 to Jan 1, 710
Asuka Period-Beacme clear that Japan was building society and applying a code of governing laws like the taika reforms and taiho code.
-Introduction og the Buddhism religon
Jan 1, 720
Seventeen-Artical Constitution-A Document writen by Prince Shōtoku in 604.
-Wasn't so much basic laws but more of a Buddhist document that focused on the morals and virtues that were expected of the government officials and the emperor's people to ensure a smooth running state/country, where the emperor has the highest authority. It is one of the earliest moral dictatorial documents in history.
-Valid untill 1890
Japanese Invade KoreaJapanese invades Korea in 1592 creating a war lasting till 1598.
Death of HideyoshiHideyoshi ordered the withdrawal of forces from Korea on his deathbed. The Council of Five Elders kept Hideyoshi's death a secret to preserve morale and sent the command to withdraw to the Japanese commanders in late October.
Battle of Noryang PointThe Battle of Noryang Point was the final naval battle in the war where the japanese were slaughtered.Noting the narrow geography of the area, Admiral Yi and Chen Lin led a surprise attack against the Japanese fleet at 2:00 am on December 16, 1598, using cannons and fire arrows. 250 Japanese ships were destroyed in one day.
Battle of SekiganaraA battle while japanese were invading Korea and were defeated.
EDO Period-Governed by Tokugawa Shogunate Leader of the vicous eastern army in the battle of Sekiganara
-Carried out a number of significant polocies placing samurai class above commoners.
-Entacted sumptuary laws
Shimabara Rebellion-30,000 Christians, ronin, and pesents facing a massive samuri army of more than 100,000 sent from EDO
Empire of Japan-Meiji Restoration
-Wars with China and Russia
-Fascism in Japan
-Second Sino-Japanese War
The Meiji Constitution-The basic law of the Empire of Japan
-Also known as the Constitution of the Empire of Japan
-Duties: The constitution asserts the duty of Japanese subjects to uphold the constitution, pay taxes and serve in the armed forces if told to.
-Qualified rights: The constitution provides for a number of rights that subjects may enjoy only where the law does not provide otherwise. These included the right to:
-Freedom of movement
-Not have one's house searched or entered
Sino-Japanese War-Ended on April 17th, 1895
-was fought between Qing Dynasty China and Meiji Japan over the control of Korea.
-With the japanese success by their army and naval forces the Quin leader begged for peace in February 1895.
Russo-Japanese War-ended on September 5th, 1905
-It was the first great war of the 20th centry
-three hours before Japan's declaration of war was received by the Russian Government, the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the Russian Far East Fleet at Port Arthur
World War I (WWI)-Was caused by the assassination on June 28th, 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
-Lasted till November 1918
Invasion Of Manchuria ChinaThe Empire of Japan Invades Manchuria China
Second Sino-Japanese War-Ended on September 9, 1945
- It was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the war merged into the greater conflict of World War II as a major front of what is broadly known as the Pacific War.
World War II (WWII)-Ended in 1945
- which involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers.
-The war is generally accepted to have begun on 1 September 1939, with the invasion of Poland by Germany and Slovakia, with the declarations of war on Germany by France and most of the countries of the British Empire.
The Constitution of Japan-Also known as The Constitution of the State of Japan
-New Constitution for prewar Japan