Japan (Part 1) - Japan(Part 1 Wednesday 12:06 AM 1 Konnichiwa A\"Most Western eastern state i Bonzai trees kimono rock gardens samurai kamikaze geisha

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Bonzai trees, kimono, rock gardens, samurai, kamikaze, geisha girls, shudo, ikebana(flower arrange), martial arts, sushi, rice, tempura, sake, manga, anime, godzilla, nissan, honda, sony, nintendo etc. i. GDP, GDP per capita, health care, standard of living, etc. ii. US biggest and bestest buddy in the east iii. Wealth 1) Economy 2) Belief system 3) Liberal Democracy 4) Most western because: iv. "Most Western" eastern state A. Konnichiwa 1. British refer to it as the Far East i. Flag depicts the rising sun (naval flag has streaming rays) 1) Hokkaido 1. Honshu (Main Island) 2. Shikoku 3. Ryukyu a. Kuril Island (disputed ownership with Russia) b. Okinawa (significant base for the USA - halfway between Japan, Taiwan, China) c. Several other significant island chains i) Kyushu 4. 4 Main Islands (North to South) 2) Similar to UK and Europe 1. Separate and Distinct from the rest of Asia 3) Land of the rising sun (First to see the sun rise everyday - forget about Russia) ii. Island Nation (State) A. 127 Million people on the 4 main Islands 1) 4x as many people i.
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