Tokugawa Period


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  • The
  • Tokugawa
  • Period
  • The Tokugawa period went from 1600 to 1867. During the period the country is blocked off from foreigners and there is a rise in urban culture.
  • Changes/Views
  • In 1600 Tokugawa Ieyasu led an army of 80,000 into battle against an army of around the same size for the power of Japan. He won the battle and gained control of majority of Japan.
  • During
  • In 1603 Ieyasu forces the imperial court to give him the title of shogun. He gives the title to his son Hidetada in 1605 but doesn't fully retire until 1615.
  • Tokugawa Period
  • During the Tokugawa Period the country became blocked off from foreigners. Ieyasu did this because he saw the missionaries as a threat to his power.
  • During the Tokugawa period there was also a rise in urban culture.
  • The view of the Tokugawa clan was that he should be ruler and that all daimyos are a threat to his power. He also believed in Bushido, the way of the warrior.
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