CYAO Prince Shotoku's Infulence

CYAO Prince Shotoku's Infulence

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  • Will you be my Regent?
  • Yes
  • Go and help our country learn from our powerful neighbor!
  • I now announce the opening of our first embassy office!
  • Prince Shotoku first got started when his aunt, Empress Suiko, asked him to be her regent. Once he said yes, Shotoku's rule lasted from 593 to 622.
  • I know! I'll make guidelines based on Confucian principles for our leaders.
  • Prince Shotoku was impressed by Chinese culture and wanted his people to learn from China. He sent Japanese scholars and artist to China to go study Chinese society.
  • I sent Japanese scholars and artists to China to study their powerful society.
  • I opened a Japanese embassy, or office of government in another country, in China.
  • What did Prince Shotoku do to help improve China?
  • Shotoku opened an embassy office in China so it would help Japan learn even more from them.
  • The End
  • Hard work and obedience to authority were two of the guidelines that Shotoku created for leaders. These rules later became known as the Seventeen Article Constitution. 
  • What did Shotoku do to help improve China? He took advice from his powerful neighbor China, opened an office in China, and created guidelines for Japanese leaders.
  • I created guidelines for Japanese leaders that were based on Confucian principles called the Seventeen Article Constitution.
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