Emperor Gaozu of Han

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    Between 200 BCE and 200 CE the Roman republic used advanced military strategy, weapons and training to conquer the known world, roughly five thousand miles away the Han Dynasty conquered and controlled most of China using their advancements of military strategy, weapons and training. By the time 200 BCE rolled around for the Roman empire they were at their pinnacle. Having already conquered all of Italy, surrounding island, and parts of Spain, they were becoming the strongest military power in the world. 300 years earlier they had thrown out the king and became a republic, allowing the wealthy known as patricians to dominate. Executive authority was exercised by two consuls, but were advised by patricians in the Senate. Even the poorer class…

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    examples of the expected female role in Chinese society. He speaks of the basic nature of a man, which involved loving life, thinking of one’s relatives, and to take care of his wife and children (91). It is clear that the man is the one responsible for the well-being of his family within this society. After his punishment was carried out by the Emperor, women’s rank in this society is further evidenced through Sima Qians’ shame in being reduced from a position of high rank to a servant within…

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    The Western Han Dynasty

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    and theories of collapse Nonetheless, the peace and prosperity of the Western Han dynasty was continuously tested throughout its time. It began with a war that came before the creation of the dynasty. A war between the Xiongu confederacy and Emperor Gaozu, formerly known as Lui Bang. It wasn’t until Emperor Gaozu realized his defeat, that the war ended and a treaty was negotiated with Xiongu. The treaty involved the creation of the Great Wall and its sole purpose to act as a border between the…

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    Background information on the Han Dynasty. The Han Dynasty reigned from 202 B.C.E to 221 C.E. The first ruler of the Han Dynasty was Han Gaozu. IV. The Establishment of the Han Dynasty In the beginning Emperor Han didn’t use any of the policies from the Qin dynasty. As time went on the policies of the Qin dynasty began to be integrated. The Han Dynasty used the Qin Dynasty idea of tripartite division to divide the central government into civilian, military authorities, and censorate. V.…

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    Han China vs. Mauryan/Gupta India Governance Classical Han China (202 BCE-220 CE) and Mauryan/Gupta India (324 BCE-184 BCE) have an abundance amount of similar/different techniques of imperial administration and governance. One similarity would be that both empires used taxation at some point as form of control over it’s people. As for a difference, one governed with harsh punishments and the other did not. Like Han China, the Indian empires began to decline due to military expenses and not…

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    Warring States Essay

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    Dynasty period. The Mandate of Heaven doctrine helps to determine if an emperor of China is satisfactory enough to rule. According…

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    There are many elements needed to create a stable empire. Two great empires that will help asses this subject are the Han Dynasty and Alexander the Great’s rule over the Greek empires. The Han Dynasty offered a somewhat peaceful and free community conducive to stability, while Alexander led an empire that crashed after his death due to poor decisions that did not benefit the populous and allow for much progression. They key to the Han Dynasty’s success was the way the leaders made an empire that…

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    The Former Han Dynasty

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    has their own unique traits, but it is possible to relate the course of a dynasty’s life to a specific pattern. At its peak, the Former Han dynasty took up most of the Southern and Western parts of China. During this time, the dynasty was located just East of Lo-lang right along the Gobi desert to the just west of Kashia, and then the territory looped back around right west of Lanzhou, and then down merely south of Hanoi. The former Han dynasty existed from 206 B.C.E, to 8 B.C.E. The Han are…

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    The Quin and Han dynasties were both very beneficial and influential for the Chinese empire, but both had their fair share of problems. After the Warring States Period the Qin came out victorious. The Qin king didn’t think that emperor was enough so named himself Shihuangdi, or First Emperor. Some of the benefits under his reign was the standardization of weights, measurements, coinage and carts axle lengths. He had the Great Wall and thousands of miles of roads built. Some of the repercussions…

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    History: The Han Dynasty

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    Han Dynasty By: Ayoub In the Han dynasty there were many importants people and historical events. Before the Han Dynasty there was the Qin dynasty and it was ruled by the Qin emperor. Liu Bang led a revolt against him and he was overthrown and this was the start of the Han Dynasty. First, was the founder of the dynasty Liu Bang. Liu Bang came from a peasant family. His name was originally Liu Bang but he was given the name Emperor Gaozu. Liu Bang became emperor in 206 B.C.E. One was Liu…

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