Japan

A Flyer that will explain 5 topics to teach you about japan.

In my project of japan

In this flyer I will be showing you five topics in japan geography, History, Feudalism, Shintoism, and current events that are happening in japan. It will be explained with reasons and captions of pictures to support my flyer

Geography in japan

Japan is very noticed for the amount of islands they have which are several thousands. They have 4 main islands that our important. Their names are Honshu, Hokkaido,Kyushu, and Shikoku. The population of Japan is about 125,000,000, including approximately two million foreign residents. More than half of the non Japanese population is of Korean descent. Japan geography is also a major problem for active volcanos and earthquakes that can happen any time.

History in Japan

In the First World War, Japan joined the Allied powers, but played only a minor role in fighting German colonial forces in East Asia. At the following Paris Peace Conference of 1919, Japan's proposal of amending a "racial equality clause" to the covenant of the League of Nations was rejected by the United States, Britain and Australia. Arrogance and racial discrimination towards the Japanese had plagued Japanese-Western relations since the forced opening of the country in the 1800s, and were again a major factor for the deterioration of relations in the decades preceeding World War 2. In 1924, for example, the US Congress passed that prohibited further immigration from Japan. After world war 1 they were also placed in solider camps because of the United States not liking them

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Feudalism in japan

The era of feudalism in Japan took place from the 12th through 19th centuries. During that period local rulers, either powerful families or military warlords, dominated the land, while the emperor was merely a figurehead and not a significant political presence. Japanese feudalism was organized around a four-tiered social structure, with the samurai warrior class at the top. Below them ranked farmers (including fisherman), and then artisans, with merchants and shopkeepers at the bottom.

Shintoism in Japan

Shinto has been a major part of Japanese life and culture throughout the country's history, but for the greater part of that history Shinto has shared its spiritual, cultural, and political roles with Buddhism and Confucianism.

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Current event : Japan ready to intercept any North Korea missile deemed a threat

Reuters) - japan will strike any North Korean ballistic missile that threatens to hit Japan in the coming weeks after Pyongyang recently fired medium-range missiles, a government source said on Saturday. Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera issued the order, which took effect on Thursday and runs through April 25, the day that marks the founding of North Korea's army, the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity.
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