History of the Japanese Samurai

By: Riley, Natalie, Josh, Donny

Facts about the Samurai

* The warriors were hired by wealthy landowners, but they eventually became the highest social class of the eddo period. and ruled Japan for over 700 years.
* They were a special status after the 1600s
* The Samurais were also called Bushi
* The Samurais started in 794 and ended in 1185
* They were also fashion models, they dressed for speed and travel
* The samurais fought with bow and arrow's, but they also fought with swords that were used for close-in fighting and beheading their enemies
*if commanded they and to give up their lives without hesitation
this is an example of what a samurai was.