Tokugawa Shogunate (1600-1868)
By: Ryan Mennitt and Kailey Pickhardt
Below is a scene of the Shimabara Rebellion, painted by Yamato Takato
Battle of Sekigahara. They would stay in charge for the next 250 years in the capital of Edo until foreign influences destroyed the empire. They would be the last feudal rulers of Japan. The Tokugawa civilization relied on a militaristic government ruled by a shogun and lords. To make sure chaos and civil war didn't break out the clans set family members to live with other rival lords to stop from wars to break out. The practice was called daimyo.
Persecution of Christianity
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