Why was the Tokugawa shogunate successful?


Why was the Tokugawa shogunate successful?

Success of the Tokugawa Shogunate

The Tokugawa Shogunate of Japan began at the turn of the seventeenth century, after the death of the previous ruler, Hideyoshi. The Tokugawa Shogunate moved the country's capital to Tokyo, and the regime lasted until the late 1860s.

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The Tokugawa Shogunate was successful because it developed a strong economy, which was based on trade. Trade was the key to Japan's economic growth...

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