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1. The entire 18th century in Japanese history is contained within which era?
2. In 1701, the legendary Ako Incident occurred which saw the ritual suicide of how many ronin?
3. The first of its kind, what was the Wakan Sansai Zue that was introduced in 1712?
4. What is the name of the boy Tokugawa who became shogun in 1712 at the age of three?
5. The Rangaku was a Japanese system of learning that literally translates to what?
6. The first ever recorded strike in Japan occurred in 1733 as a result of what?
7. The 1754 Horeki River Improvement Plan was really a ploy to weaken the power of who?
8. In 1789, Kunashir Island in the Kiril Islands was the sight of the Menashi-Kunashir Rebellion which was fought between the Japanese and which ethnic group?
9. The Kansei Reforms were a system of reforms whose main goal was to do what?
10. In 1792, activity at which volcano caused a massive earthquake and tsunami that killed at least 15,000 people?
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