They learned how to handle a sword and how to shoot bows while galloping on a horse
Becoming a samurai requires tough training and skill
They had special armor so they can protect the self and the swords for murdering for war
Samurais protect them self with bow and arrows, spears, and swords when In war.
Their best werapon was the katana which was a sword which was 23 1/2 inches Long. It was very flexible so it wouldn't snap when hitting another person.
RISE OF A MILITARY SOCIETY
Japan became a military society because Yoritmoto set his own military government to his own city.
A shogun was a military government ran by Yoritmoto
A daimyo were shoguns ruled with warrior lords
A samurai means "Thoes who serve" And who fight and kill slaves.
Samurai armor, weapons and fighting
The samurai wore armor that protected them from their head to toe
They had heavy metal armor with metal leggings and sleeves
They also had iron masks to protect their faces form getting hit by anything during war
Samurais murais fought and trained with a sword head to head
To become a samurai you start at a young age, then you start training at 5-7 years old
After they train they become a samurai when they hit their teens.
Samurais had to physically train and physical practice for war, they also had to learn self control
They had to mentally over come emotion and of the fear of getting killed
What is Bushido?
Bushido is the way of the warrior and also the government of a samurais life.
What other values, ideas, costumes do samurai live by?
Samurai have to live by being honest grave and loyal to their lord.
Suppuku si a Japanese ritual suicide when they'd rather die loyal than die by enemies during war.
Amida Buddhism is beiliving that hey can reach paradise
They say Amarias name up to 70,000 times a day
Zen Buddhism is an other form of Buddhism
It's peaceful meditation
WOMAN IN SAMURAI SOCIETY
Woman became samurai and were treated like men
In the 12th century they had honor and respect
In the 17th century they were treated minor to their husbands
THANK YOU FOR READING MY SAMURAI ESSAY
-MITCH RAJCIC PER 6