In this lesson, you explored the feudal systems of Japan and Europe. You also learned about the similarities and differences between bushido and chivalry. Use this knowledge to complete an outline of your own modern code of chivalry.
Answer each question using three to four complete sentences.
· What are the main elements of Japanese bushido?
· What are the main elements of European chivalry?
· Which of the elements of bushido and chivalry would work well for a code of chivalry in today’s world? Explain.
Complete this chart to outline your modern code of chivalry. Your code of chivalry should be designed for today’s world, but based on five elements related to the bushido code of feudal Japan and the code of chivalry of feudal Europe. A sample element in the chart has been completed for you.
|Your Elements||Which culture influenced it?||Why is it helpful in today’s world?|
|Example loyalty to your government||The bushido of Japan and the chivalry of Europe both emphasized strong loyalty to a lord.||Strong loyalty to your government promotes involvement in civic and societal issues and promotes a willingness to work together to solve problems.|
Remember, you must submit the questions from Part I and your completed code of chivalry chart from Part II to receive full credit for the assessment.