The king ruled through the nobles who were leaders of the knights.the peasants farmed the land for exchange protection from the knights.feudalism in Japan took place in the 12thto the 19th centuries.being a warrior was more than an job.


Shinto means the way of the gods,it started at least long before 1000 B.C.E.,it's

still practiced today by at least 5 million people.The followers of Shintoism believe that spiritual powers exist in the world.they also believe "spirits" called kami live in natural places.the people worship in a place called a shrine.