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clans

or extended families

2

shinto

the traditional religion of Japan

3

prince shotoku

he served from 593 BC to 621

4

regent

is a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone

5

court

a group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler

6

Lady Murasaki Shikibu

around 1000 she wrote The Tale Of Genji

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Zen

popular new form of Buddhism called arrived from China

8

daimyo

Japan's large landowners or

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samurai

trained professional warriors

10

figurehead

a person who appears to rule even though real power rests with someone else

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shogun

a general who ruled Japan in the emperor's name

12

structure

very different parts of Asia

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values

such as loyalty