A BRIEF HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION
The feudalism period in Japan, much like the feudal period in Europe after the Fall of Rome, was ruled by one singular person, followed by a complicated hierarchy of people who had either a lot or next to no power. This report will examine the certain roles of different people that were spread out according to the hierarchy, and how it affected the country/regions socially and economically. The Feudal System in Japan existed from the 9th century until the 12th century, and was not as different, however it wasn’t the same as the Feudal System we saw in Europe after the Fall of Rome
THE FEUDAL JAPAN HIERARCHY
The feudal hierarchies we see from ancient times are a lot like the modern day caste system formed in India a while back, however they do …show more content…
The next and final ranking in the Royal class were the Royal Priests, of whom had a very high amount of power and control among the rankings and classes, as well as full religious power and control over Feudal Japan.
The next class in the Japanese Feudal System was the Noble Class. This class was comprised of the Shoguns, Daimyo and Samurais.
The highest ranking in the Noble class was Shogun. The shoguns ruled the military parts of Feudal Japan in shadow of the king. The country’s security was under their control and to maintain it was their responsibility.
The next ranking in the Noble class were the Daimyos. They were given the term “warlords” and worked under the word of the Shogun, of whom worked under the word of the Emperor.
The final and lowest ranking of the Noble Class were the Samurais. The samurais were one of the most vital parts of the Japanese Feudal system, as they were the warriors (per say) of the system and were led by the Daimyo. The samurai fought for and only for the