History of the samurai

Description Write responses to both of the following essays. Each essay should be a minimum of 2 pages. Question 1 Do you define “samurai” as a) mounted archer; b) local power-holder; c) agricultural landlord; or d) servant of the court? Be sure to give reasons for your definition. Question 2 One of the reasons for Minamoto Yoritomo’s success was his method of rewarding his followers, which established institutional structures that endured after his lifetime. Describe the means Yoritomo used to reward service and how these institutional structures evolved over the course of the Kamakura and Muromachi periods.