There were many new tools and jewels.
During this period, there were many new rice and pottery styles.
This was the biggest state at the time.
Arrival of Buddhism from China.
The capital was in Nara Heijokyo and was moved to Kyoto-Heiankyo.
This was a time when Chinese influences were high.
The samurai became a part of Japan.
Shinto was renewed.
Nobunaga lived a life of continuous military conquest, eventually conquering a third of Japan before his death in 1582.
He is noted for a number of cultural legacies, including the restriction that only members of the samurai class could bear arms.
He ruled from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600.
The period was characterized by economic growth, strict social orders, isolationist foreign policies, an increase in both environmental protection and popular enjoyment of arts and culture.
Matthew Perry and the "blackships" first came to japan.
He presided over a time of rapid change in Japan, as the nation rose from a feudal shogunate to become a world power.
`Moved from being an isolated federalism to its modern form.
Taisho emperor assumes throne.
World war 2
First time Olympics was in Tokyo.
1989 marked the culmination of one of the most rapid economic growth spurts in Japanese history.