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Teacher - Units of work

Tokugawas going to war



·         The way of life in Shogunate Japan, including social, cultural, economic and political features (including the feudal system and the increasing power of the shogun) (ACDSEH012)

·         Students:

·         sequence the Nara and Heian periods and the Kamakura, Muromachi and Tokugawa shogunates 

·         identify key places in Japan during this period 

·         outline key cultural, economic and political features of this society, including the increasing power of the shogun 

·         describe the everyday life of men, women and children in Japan under the shoguns 

·         identify the roles and relationships of key groups in this society using sources 

·         The role of the Tokugawa Shogunate in reimposing a feudal system (based on daimyo and samurai) and the increasing control of the shogun over foreign trade (ACDSEH063)

·         Students:

·         outline how the Tokugawa Shogunate took control of Japan by AD 1603 

·         describe how the Tokugawa Shoguns revived the feudal system in Japan 

·         explain how foreign trade was controlled by the Tokugawa Shoguns 

·         The use of environmental resources in Shogunate Japan and the forestry and land use policies of the Tokugawa Shogunate (ACDSEH064)

·         Students:

·         describe how the Japanese used land and forests as resources 

·         outline the Tokugawa Shogunate's policies on forestry and land use 

·         Theories about the decline of the Shogunate, including modernisation and westernisation, through the adoption of Western arms and technology (ACDSEH065)

·         Students:

·         explain why the Tokugawa Shoguns isolated Japan from the rest of the world from AD 1639 

·         identify examples of modernisation and westernisation in Japan in this period and explain their impact 

·         assess the importance of Western influence on the decline of the Shogunate 

·         explain how the Shogunate have influenced modern Japan