The Yayoi period takes its name from the Yayoi district of Tokyo. Yayoi Culture is defined as Japan's first rice-farming and metal-using culture, and it is identified archaeologically with certain types of artifacts, especially pottery styles.
Kanji are the "characters" the Japanese adopted from the Chinese
Japan in the Middle Ages is also referred to as the “Classical Period” in Japan. Three main periods, the Asuka period, the Nara period, and the Heian period, made up the classical period. During this time empirical dynasties flourished and Buddhism became a central part of the culture.
This was the final period of “classical” Japanese history. This time period is considered the highlight of the Japanese imperial rule and is noted for the art that was produced during the time. The most significant art produced was the poetry and literature.
occurred during which the basis of feudalism was firmly established. It was named for the city where Minamoto Yoritomo set up the headquarters of his military government, commonly known as the Kamakura shogunate.
The period was characterized by economic growth, strict social order, isolationist foreign policies and an increase in both environmental protection and popular enjoyment of arts and culture.
A United States naval officer, Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, negotiated tirelessly for several months with Japanese officials to achieve the goal of opening the doors of trade with Japan.
was "the first great war of the 20th century." It grew out of rival imperial ambitions of the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over Manchuria and Korea.
In 1931, the Japanese Kwangtung Army attacked Chinese troops in Manchuria in an event commonly known as the Manchurian Incident. Essentially, this was an attempt by the Japanese Empire to gain control over the whole province, in order to eventually encompass all of East Asia. This proved to be one of the causes of World War IIs(1).
Pearl Harbor- The attack lasted a total of two hours and twenty minutes and included strikes at Wheeler Field in the middle of the island, Oahu, the naval air station at Kaneohe, Ford Island and Ewa Field. Twenty-nine Japanese aircraft were shot down,
Phillippines- The Japanese at their base in Formosa (Taiwan) were worried that an air strike from the Philippines would arrive in retaliation for the attack on Pearl Harbor, but no strike came.
The atomic bombings of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were conducted by the United States during the final stages of World War II in 1945. The two events are the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date.