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  The Outcome of the Battle of Sekigahara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
battle at Sekigahara in 1600 is seen as the last step in a centuries long process of political unification made remarkable by the degree of warfare.
The outcome of the battle was a definition of political relationships which were maintained during two and a half centuries of peace, stability, and growth.
First of all, the battle put to rest any claim to supremacy by the Toyotomi family whose supporters were beaten.
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 Facts about topic: (Battle of Sekigahara)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
It was in fact this betrayal that led to Tokugawa's decisive victory and the end of the fighting amongst the council of five regents (additional info and facts about council of five regents).
As the battle grew more intense, Tokugawa Ieyasu finally ordered arquebus (An obsolete firearm with a long barrel) iers to fire at Kobayakawa's direction, a move that forced Kobayakawa to join the battle on Tokugawa's side.
Even though the battle demonstrated Tokugawa's authority, many clans, especially those on the western side, became bitter about their displacement or what they saw as a dishonorable defeat or punishment.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/battle_of_sekigahara.htm   (1710 words)

 The Story of the Battle of Sekigahara
battlefield of Sekigahara as dawn broke on the morning of October 21, 1600, there were few who could doubt that a decisive battle here would mark the end of decades of civil strife and that, at the end of the day, a new shogun with power throughout all Japan would emerge.
His army of some 80,000 at Sekigahara included many famous warrior names of the recent past, such the Mori of Choshu, the Kobayakawa, the Kikkawa, the Ukita and the Shimazu of Satsuma.
A battle of attrition developed as, throughout the rest of the morning, more commanders ordered their men into the fray along the wavering battle front.
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 Battle of Sekigahara --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Two battles in the fall of 1777 that marked the turning point for the Continental Army in the American Revolution were the Battles of Saratoga.
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War began as an unplanned skirmish.
The Battle of Marathon was a decisive victory for the Greeks during the Persian Wars.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9066644   (791 words)

 Battle of Sekigahara (1600)
Battle 2: The Kobayakawa clan chose to side with the East early in the battle.
This battle would rage on all day until the exhausted Western survivors managed to defeat their enemies and break out of the encirclement.
The Eastern army was on the brink of panic when Mitsunari was killed leading a charge, and the battle ended in a victory for Tokugawa Ieyasu and his Western coalition.
www.juniorgeneral.org /samurai/sekigahara.html   (1511 words)

 Encyclopedia of Japanese History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Battles are listed in `(Name), Battle of' form so look under `name' instead.
Thus the Battle of Sekigahara is found under `Sekigahara, Battle of' in the S's.
Domains (feifs) include Nakatsu, worth 120,000 koku and held by Kuroda Nagamasa prior to the Battle of Sekigahara (he was moved to a bigger domain after that battle).
www.openhistory.org /jhdp/encyclopedia/b.html   (808 words)

 Battle of Sekigahara
The Battle of Sekigahara was a decisive battle on September 15, 1600 (on the ancient Chinese calendar, October 21 on the modern calendar) that cleared the path to the Shogunate for Tokugawa Ieyasu and his descendants.
Though it would take three more years for Ieyasu to consolidate his position of power over the daimyo, Sekigahara is widely considered to be the unofficial beginning of the Tokugawa Bakufu, the final Shogunate to control Japan.
Although the battle was close, in the end Tokugawa Ieyasu and his allies won a decisive victory.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/battle_of_sekigahara.html   (246 words)

 Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns) October 20 in History
Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns) October 20 in History
Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns)
There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
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