Ieyasu Research Paper

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Tokugawa Leyasu was the first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate. After Toyotomi Hideyoshi 's death, Hideyoshi had established a council of five regents, Tokugawa leyusu was part of this council. Another one of the advisers chosen by Hideyoshi was Ishisa Mitsunari. The two main people who had rivalry for power was Totyomi and Ishisa Mitsunari. Ieyasu 's victory over the western daimyo at the Battle of Sekigahara gave him complete control of all Japan and also provided him with more power. In 1603 the emperor made Ieyasu shogun. To further gain power Tokugawa quickly destroyed many enemy daimyo houses like the houses of the Toyotomi family. Despite this, Ieyasu still didn’t have control over the western daimyo. After further consolidating his

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