The world of the shoguns was the world of the warrior code known as "bushido," literally "the way of the warrior." In this activity you will learn about the central role of bushido in the lives of the samurai, the most powerful Japanese social class during the time of the Shoguns.
Destination Title: Bushido: The Way of the Warrior
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Start at the Bushido: The Way of the Warrior Web site.
- Read the article, taking notes as you read.
- Also read about "The Samurai Creed" and "Bushido Today" by clicking on the links at the bottom of the page.
After you have read the material, answer the following questions.