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The Land of the Rising Sun
Key Terms and People
proximity: closeness in space
archipelago: chain of islands
mainland: the major land area of a continent
The Geography of Japan
Japan and Its Neighbors
Summary: Japan is an island nation with a mountainous geography. It was strongly influenced by Chinese culture.
Study Guide Questions
Describe the geography of Japan.
How did the geography affect where people settled and the ways in which they made a living?
How was Japanese culture influenced by the mainland of Asia?
Why do you think the Japanese were willing to accept the difficulty of writing Chinese?
|Homework: Choose one