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Unformatted text preview: -They were like warring states and it was a military state period-There social organization was based on Uji(clan or lineage)-It was a tie of blood, loose cluster of families-Clan Chieftain was a desendents of the original one who was the leader of the clan Religion-Took shape during the Yamato Clan-The beauty of Japan may have explained why nature was so personal to them-The destructive power of nature lead the people of Japan to believe in divine sprits n nature known as Kami-Shinto- refers to the veneration of nature sprits and ancestor-It was the original religion of Japan and had no founder-It was not an organized body of thought and had no system of code-Though it didnt present a problem because of other religions that came about-...
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- Fall '07