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    The Sengoku period also known as the warring states period, was a century of constant conflict and warfare that began in 1467 and lasted till 1568. This period of war gave birth to what is now many of the most prominent figures of Japanese history, the Sengoku daimyos; daimyos were powerful feudal lords second only to the shogun. During the Sengoku period, the Onin no Ran, a conflict between shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa and his brother Ashikaga Yoshimi, had rendered the shogunate a bystander to the pending warfare between the militant abundant daimyos that sought power. The most prominent daimyos included Takeda Shingen, Uesugi Kenshin, Imagawa Yoshimoto, Tokugawa Ieyasu and the famed Oda Nobunaga; all made historical impacts during the Sengoku…

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    The rise of Confucianism can be attributed largely to the Warring States period. On of the most important parts of understanding Confucianism is knowing the context that it was created in. The Warring States period (475 and 221 BC)(p.82) was a time where the Zhou Dynasty was still the ruling authority, but their power was weak and inefficient. Chinese politics were in disarray and many people were looking for answers in sources outside of the government. These hard times gave way for emerging…

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    In Rome, people were either polytheistic or monotheistic (3). In the beginning, the Romans were fascinated by the Greek gods (1)., however, later in their history, they moved towards a new religion; Christianity (1). At one point, Constantine the Great made Christianity the religion of the state, and was the first emperor to protect Christians in the empire, ending their persecution (1). On the other hand, in Chinese civilizations, religions such as Taoism, Confucianism, Islam and Christianity…

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    against the civilians. The Han rulers modified some of the harsher aspects of the Zhao dynasty; Confucian ideals of government, out of favor during the Qin period, were adopted as the creed of the Han Empire, and Confucian scholars gained prominent status as the core of the civil…

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    The Warring States lasted from 481 to 221 BC. These states became a part of the Zhao dynasty within the Yellow River Valley. In 223-221 BC that the forces of the of Qin under Qin Shi-Huangdi won over the states created the Qin Empire which become know as modern day China which encompassed the former seven warring states and the northern part of Korea. It was at this point also that the nation-state of China was born. The Chinese cultural core consists of two key component parts: the…

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    In 246 BCE. thirteen year old Ying Zheng ascended the Qin throne, at the time of his ascendant there wasn't one one unified Chinese empire or even a Chinese empire at all. Instead there was seven states, constantly at odds, but before his death that would change. Ying Zheng was the ruler of Qin, one of the seven major states of China. These states were constantly at battle with one another vying for supremacy, this time period is referred to as The Period of Warring States. During this time…

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    Han Fei Tzu: Legalism, is an ancient Chinese philosophy concerned with the art of rulership and the stability of the state. Along with hundreds of other philosophical schools, legalism emerged during the Warring States Period (453-422 BC), a time of intense political and intellectual turmoil. Unlike other schools of thought, legalism defined the strength of the state, through a system of punishments and rewards, propagated by common laws. Neither concerning itself with Confucian idealization of…

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    Ancient China underwent various changes in philosophy, dynasty, and advancements. First, Confucius, Daoism, and Buddhism grew to become the major religions of China. Next, China underwent a major shift of power of the Warring States period when the Qin conquered the Qin dynasty which also eventually collapsed to give way for the Han Dynasty. Lastly, the advancements made by the Qin and Han allowed China to flourish as an empire. Ultimately, Chapter 9 of Patterns of World History, Volume One…

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    upon that the Qin Dynasty laid the foundation for the massive cultural and economic development of China that took place during the Han Dynasty. Although the Qin Dynasty is easily considered among the most influential time periods in Chinese history, it actually failed to achieve many of its ideological goals. In fact, socioeconomic disparity was not eliminated and despite the ideal of enriching the lives of the common people, it was under Qin rule in which public resentment of the authoritarian…

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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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