Trivia Question

Trivia Question: What is the name of the battle in Japanese history where the samurai class were eradicated by the Imperial Army?

Answer: Shiroyama

The Battle of Shiroyama was a result of Japan’s programs to end patronage of the samurai. Even during the 19th Century, samurai still existed as a noble class. Most of their remaining number were wiped out at the Battle of Shiroyama while making one final stand.

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