How was society organized under the Tokugawa shogunate?
The Tokugawa Shogunate ruled over Japan during the Edo Period, which lasted from 1603 until 1867. The capital of the shogunate was at Edo, a once small fishing town that eventually transformed into modern-day Tokyo.
Answer and Explanation:
During the Tokugawa Period, the four-tiered social class hierarchy included samurai, famers and peasants, artisans, and merchants.
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