The Bushido Code

The bushido code is a law for the samurai warrior. "bushido" means "way of the warrior". it is a way of the samurai life. it originates from the samurai code and is strict about frugalty, loyalty,martial arts mastery, and honor until the samurai's death. the Bushido code developed between the 9th and 12th centuries. the samurai had to be loyal to his ruler.

  1. the japanese warriors swore loyalty to their lord in a ceremony.
  2. the contract was signed with their blood and they drank the ashes.
  3. the samurai Bushido Code was about following all orders given by the ruler right away. no asking questions.
  4. the ceremony lasted a long time.
  5. the japanese warrior would distract the enemy while his leader makes it to safety.