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1

Shinto

Japanese religion meaning way of the gods, and focuses on worshiping nature and ancestor gods.

2

Etiquette

code of correct behavior and appearance.

3

Feudalism

a social and economic system in which peasant farmers worked land for a landowner

4

Samurai

loyal warriors who lived according to a demanding code of behavior called Bushido.

5

Bushido

The way of the warrior a samurai was expected to show reckless courage, reverence for the gods, fairness, and generosity toward those weaker than himself.

6

Daimyo

became territorial lords who protected those loyal to them with a private army of samurai.

7

Kabuki

Amas, in which actors in elaborate costumes using music, dance, and mime, performed skits about urban life.

8

Haiku

which is a type of poetry that does not express ideas but presents images.