Japanese History A-Z

For each letter A-Z, guess the answer that pertains to the Japanese history.
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Last updated: November 9, 2021
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A
Longest-serving prime minister in Japanese history
Shinzo Abe
B
Sometimes known as the Japanese Revolution
Boshin War
C
Country warred against twice; once between 1894–1895 and then between 1937–1945
China
D
First name of the American general led the Allied occupation of Japan during WWII
Douglas
E
Former name of Tokyo
Edo
F
Nuclear plant that melted down in 2011
Fukushima
G
Bloody battle site in the Solomon Islands
Guadalcanal
H
Japanese emperor during World War II
Hirohito
I
Island in which the American Marines raised their flag
Iwo Jima
J
Martial art from which judo is derived
Jujutsu
K
City that served as capital of Japan prior to 1868
Kyoto
L
Political party that has been in power almost continuously since its foundation in 1955
Liberal
Democratic Party
M
People who attempted to invade Japan in the 13th century twice,
but were hit by typhoons both times
Mongols
N
City where the "Fat Man" was dropped
Nagasaki
O
Where Karate originated from
Okinawa
P
First European country to reach Japan
Portugal
Q
Dynasty of C when Japan invaded it during WWII
Qing
R
The treaty of Portsmouth ended the war against this country in 1905
Russia
S
Title of the military dictator of Japan during much of 12th to 19th century
Shōgun
T
Name of the period during which Japan ended its isolationist foreign policy
Tokugawa
U
The first of these in Japan was established in 1858
University
V
Japan was granted all German possessions in the Pacific north of the equator
in this treaty after the World War I
Versailles
W
Name of Hokusai's most famous painting: The Great ____ off Kanagawa
Wave
Y
Marshal Admiral that is considered to be the mastermind of the Pearl Harbor attack
Yamamoto
Z
Type of Buddhism that was introduced to Japan in the 12th century
Zen
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