The Lord-Vassal System During Japan's Kamakura Period


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1. Who was Minamoto no Yoritomo?

2. What was the Kamakura Shogunate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your knowledge of Japan's Lord-Vassal system during the Kamakura period when you take this quiz. Topics you will need to know to successfully complete this quiz include the Kamakura Shogunate, the feudal system, and the Shogun.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use this quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of:

  • What a Shogun is
  • Who Minamoto no Yoritomo was
  • The definition of the feudal system
  • How the Lord-Vassal system changed Japanese culture
  • What the Kamakura Shogunate was

Skills Practiced

Your completion of this quiz allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - correlate the relationship between Minamoto no Yoritomo and Kamakura Shogunate
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you can pull out the most important details from the related lesson on the Kamakura period's Lord-Vassal system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the effect(s) of the Lord-Vassal system

Additional Learning

Gain more understanding of Japan's Lord-Vassal system by watching the corresponding lesson titled The Lord-Vassal System During Japan's Kamakura Period. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Details the era and characteristics of the Kamakura period
  • Describes how the Shogun reorganized Japanese society
  • Explains how Minamoto no Yoritomo rose to power
  • Discusses the social conditions of Japan during the Kamakura period