During The Tokugawa Shogunate

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During the Tokugawa Shogunate, did the emperor have any power? If so, what?
When the emperor Tokugawa Shogunate came into power he continued with, and made bigger changes to what Hideyoshi had started. He disarmed peasants, removed a lot of the source of rebellion that seemed to haunt Japan. Tokugawa started withdrawing Japan into seclusion, away from outside influences (pg. 381). Some new members of the Franciscan Order tried getting into Shogunate’s internal affairs and he acted by putting the Christian missionaries out, and by putting pressure on the Christian Japanese to convert back to Buddhism (pg. 383). Per the textbook on page 383, true power in both a military sense remained with shogun and a political member of the Tokaugawa clan acted in the name of the Emperor. …show more content…

The Aztec capital fell to Cortes and he began construction of Mexico City with stones from the leveled pyramids (pg. 391). The Incas were conquered by Pizarro because he used the same tactics as Cortes. Pizarro went to the south based on rumors of there being gold, and by 1532, he had conquered the Inca capital. The government was engaged in civil war and they found allies to help them overthrow the government, the same thing happened with the

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