Japanese History in English: Part #2
For any of you wanting to know more about Japan but too busy to bother because of your hectic daily schedules. Herein, some historical facts and figures on Japanese history that every 12 year old should know ——Not necessarily in English but hey! Why not!!
By learning all these must-know facts in English will enhance both language proficiency and cultural knowledge at the same time.
A Win-Win situation. Killing two birds with one stone.
For all activities, Listen and Repeat both QUESTIONS & ANSWERS. Also, please note that in most cases, the grammatical structure of the Qs and As match.. so you don’t even have to know the answer.
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|1||In which century was Buddhism introduced in Japan?|
|2||In what decade was The Pillow Book written? Ah, that's a piece of cake.|
|3||When did Murasaki Shikibu write The Tale of Genji?|
|4||What is the name of the period which saw the emergence of the samurai and the warrior caste, and how long did it last?|
|5||When did the first Mongol invasion of Japan take place? Ah...|
|6||How long did the Sengoku period last?|
|7||In which year and on what island did the Portuguese land in Japan?|
|8||When did US Navy Commodore Matthew Perry and his black ships arrive in Japan?|
|9||On what date was the decisive Battle of Sekigahara?|
|10||How long did the Russo-Japanese War last?|
|11||In what year were all adult males given voting rights in Japan?|
|12||When did a schizophrenic monk burn down the Golden Temple in Kyoto?|