Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 9, Lesson 3: The Power of the Shoguns (pp. 231-236)

The Big Idea
Framework Concepts: Conflict and Values During its medieval period, Japan developed a powerful military class that eventually clashed with the shogunate. In the meantime, Japanese culture was greatly influenced by Buddhism and Shinto.

Lesson Outline
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