Medieval Japan

By: Connor Langan


* Shogun means commander of a force.

* Shoguns were one of the greatest military dictators of Japan.

* Shoguns ruled from 1192 to 1867.

* Shoguns were appointed by the emperor.

* Minamoto no yoritomo was the first shogun.

* Shoguns were like generals in their days.

Japanese Military


* The Japanese never used shields.

* The Japanese used a lot of bows.

* Many Japanese weapons were two handed.

* The Japanese had some Samurais in their army.

* The Japanese army also consisted of trained assassins and foot soldiers.