History - Feudal system
Updated: 11/26/2020
History - Feudal system

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  • Emperor or Shogun
  • I am the king of Japan. I am at the top of the hierarchy. I take care and rule over my country. I distribute land to the daimyo's.
  • Daimyo
  • My job is to keep justice and peace. I usually lead armies to battles. I control areas of land and rule over the people who live there.
  • I am also known as the warrior of Japan. I serve the daimyo's/lords. Some of us follow the warring code (which is a rule book for samurai).
  • Samurai
  • Peasants
  • I am considered important becauseI produce the food that is essential to life.
  • Merchants
  • I make my living from charging interest on money loaned to samurai and farmers. People also pay me to ship rice tomarkets.
  • Outcasts
  • I am considered to be outside the feudal system. I am involved in leather work, burials and butchering.