Historical Committee (Minamoto no Yoritomo’s Cabinet)

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The Genpei War was a massive civil war that took place in Japan during the 12th century, which subsequently led to the founding of the first Shogunate. Pretenders to the imperial throne, rebellious clans, religious infighting, and nomad raids tore Japan into warring states. Amidst the chaos that encompassed all of Japan, a man of great skill and an extraordinary life rose; Yoritomo, son of Yoshitomo, of the Clan Minamoto. In CALMUN 2022, you will take place in the cabinet of the first Shogun of Japan and legendary general Minamoto no Yoritomo, as you try to carve out a place for yourself and your clan.
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