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Its post-war success led Japan to great gains in the international community. Japan is now a respected member of the United Nations. The country’s economic success has been copied by other countries around the world. A very close relationship between business, banking, and government benefited Japan greatly until 1989, when a stock market fall threatened the economy. Today, the closeness of the business, banking, and government sectors seems to work against the country’s economy. However, the quality of life enjoyed by Japan’s people remains high.

Rather, they introduced and developed agriculture in various areas that were suitable to farming. With so much mountainous land, farmland was limited. But at the time, so was Japan’s population. Many small communities based on farming developed during this era. Most importantly, rice became a major crop during the Yayoi period. The Kofun era followed the Yayoi. It is also known as the Yamato period. D. D. During the Kofun era, people built massive earth and stone tombs. The people came from China and Korea, bringing with them an advanced way of life and technology.

Today, there are 15 members serving on the court. The chief justice of the Supreme Court is recommended by the Cabinet and appointed by the emperor. q 5/19/03 10:49 PM Page 64 64 Japan appointment is only a formality; the emperor does not have real political power. All other Supreme Court judges are appointed directly by the Cabinet. The Supreme Court is the court of last resort. This means that its decisions are final and there are no other appeals that can be made. Therefore, it is empowered to rule on the constitutionality of any laws, orders, or actions.

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