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What caused the ruling shogun to close japan off from the rest of the world in the 1630s?

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Curtis Rhodes on May 2, 2018

While Japan was not technically closed off to the rest of the world, the shogunate made several edicts severely restrictingtrade and travel abroad. These Sakoku Edicts to became increasinglystrict. The main cause of these edicts was to prevent theestablishment and the diffusion of Christianity among the Japanesepopulation.

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