The Last Samurai: From the Moment They Wake Up
  • Lifestyle → Discipline → Japanese Discipline
  • History → Medieval Japan → Samurai
As Captain Nathan Algren works more closely with his new army, he learns about the values of the Japanese feudal system which include hard work and discipline. "From the moment they wake up, they devote themselves to whatever they pursue."

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  1. How is Captain Algren treated by the community of warriors?
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