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January 2019

Post #2: Background Information

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  • Population: 126.4 million. Most people live in the capital city of Tokyo
  • Capital City: Tokyo
  • Another major city in Japan is Yokohama with a population of about 3,690,000. Some sites are Yamashita Park, China Town, and the Ramen Museum
  • The most common language spoken in Japan is Japanese.
  • After World War Two, Japan suffered in their poverty and agriculture. Their national debt reached high numbers which still affect them today.
  • The main religions in Japan are Shinto, Buddhism, Christianity, and Confucianism.
  • An important date pertaining to Japan are 1853 when the US forced Japan to open up to foreign influence after over 200 years of self-imposed isolation.
  • Japan has the world’s third largest economy. They have achieved remarkable growth in the second half of the 20th century after the devastation of the second World War


Post #1: Intro

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I chose the country of Japan for my project. I chose this country because I’ve always been fascinated by the Asian culture and everything about it. I’m also very interested in the school systems they have there and also what kinds of food they have their. I expect to learn about the Japanese culture and the types of people they are grown up to be. I want to discover more about the ancient ways of their people and what made them who they are today in the modern world. Some questions I have about Japan are where they got their name, how their country came to be, and how they progress in their culture daily.

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