After the death of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1598, a new leader emerged in Japan, who would finish the work of unifying Japan. This leader's name was Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Tokugawa Ieyasu defeated the last opponents to a unified Japan in 1600 in the battle of Sekigahara, and then had the Emperor name him as the shogun. His descendants would rule Japan as the shoguns for the next 250 years.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained throught self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
During the American revolution, inflation was so great that the price of corn rose 10,000%.