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The Edo Period of Japan (AD 1603-1868) The Tokugawa leyasu Shogunate (1543-1616) o Daimyo and colleague of Nobunaga, Hideyoshi Within seven years, went from hostage to Daimyo Avenged his death Greatly feared and violent Nobunaga made the cake but Ieyasu got to eat it – inherited unified territory Hideyoshi’s son was still alive Ieyasu belonged to Daimyo household – was hostage to other families Father died and became house prisoner, but freed in 1560 and aligned with Nobunaga – took rear as Nobunaga’s battle into Kyoto Was part of council of 5 elders supposed to take care of Hideyoshi’s son, but went back on this promise Actually killed Hideyoshi’s son o Battle of Sekigahara, 1600 Ieyasu marched towards Kyoto but oppesed by Daimyo – one Diamyo was actually a mole Won and made lord of all of Japan o Shogun, 1603 o The capital of Edo o The Tokugawa Shogunate (Edo Period) Tozama “outside daimyo” fudai “house daimyo” Daimyo are powerful warlords Tozama came over to his side after Ieyasu took over (less loyal) Fudai – allies before the big battle 0 friends Managed country by surrounding capital with Fudai, less loyal are in outlying areas Interspersed them so there was a good balance between loyal and suspicious factions Sankin Kotai system Way of keeping Daimyo underwatch by forcing them to spend every other year in capital – residence in edo and residence in provinces – kept wealth level low and could not accumulate a lot of power
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