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    on the infamous Atilla the Hun, though Atilla never invaded in the Northern Wei dynasty (Thompson). The movie references the enemy as “the Huns” (Mulan), meaning that they were living during the time of the early 1400’s, because there was an emperor of China (Mulan). However, the real-life Huns never invaded China, only Europe (Mark). The true Mulan would have been invaded by the nomadic Mongolian Xiongnu warriors, who invaded the Northern Wei dynasty. They were eventually defeated in 429-439 C.E. (Editors). As well as misrepresenting the actual enemies, the result of the war was completely different in the two versions of the same story. Disney displayed the enemy being defeated in two parts: first, the majority of the army was killed off in an avalanche started by Mulan after firing a cannon at a mountain. Just after the enemy is thought to be defeated, the survivors are killed off in a dramatic display of fireworks encouraged by the spectators (Mulan). In reality, the Xiongnu were defeated by the Wei armies in a number of battles over a period of more than 20 years. The Xiongnu invaders never reached farther than the Northern Wei dynasty, and eventually retreated back to Mongolia (Scribe). The alteration of the enemy’s identity and way of defeat add to the pattern of Disney straying from the legend of Mulan. Finally, Disney falsely reported the culture in Mulan. In the movie, Confucianism is the major religious theme. Ruler to subject, husband to wife, and parent to…

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    River, 10), 5 Henan Luoyang surroundings. According to the Northern Territory map, the location of the Si State, Yu State and several other places matches the location of Shanxi, Henan, Anhui, Shanxi, and the Jin State, Xu state and some other states are at exactly the location of Shandong and Anhui. It is quite clear that the martial vogue of the North area is almost fleshed out. 1.3 the supporting from the society of the Northern Dynasty Besides the geographical and historical factors, the…

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    Throughout time, style and fashion changed in China. Apart from being political figures, emperors and empresses were the ones who took the initiative to set out trends and the ones to decide who was permitted to wear what. During the ages of the emperors, fine robes were a sign of rank, lifestyle, esthetics and good taste. What one wore said where one stood in society and who one was to be. Styles change from dynasty to dynasty and the history is imprinted in the clothing. Depending on one’s…

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    trouble finding the funds for the court and for the armies that defended China from external threats. Han China suffered attacks from the Huns and could not defend themselves from a force that large. Similar to the Roman Empire, The Han Dynasty had great military power and they advanced in technology for warfare. Rome created the Roman roads and they served as an efficient way of transportation for armies and supplies. The Han nationalized the salt and iron industries in order to pay for their…

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    Pictorial Representation of Confucius and Others Portraits of Confucius and his followers were created during and after their times in heavy proliferation. While not many of these images remain due to their fragile nature, the few that are still relatively intact exhibit an amazing insight into the lives of their subjects. There is little mention of visual art or painting in the analects, but with Confucius’ thoughts on music being so positive, one can safely assume that he would have at least…

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    An early, disastrous, defeat at the hands of the newly formed, powerful Xiongnu caused the policy of appeasement. The Han called this policy he qin, and they sent gold, silk, grain, and Chinese princesses to the Xiongnu in exchange for the agreement of peace (Lewis 2007, 132). The tributes sent to the Xiongnu each year were extremely expensive, but they did not satisfy the Xiongnu chieftains. Consequently, the Xiongnu kept raiding, and peace was only resumed on the premise of higher payments…

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    Great Wall Dbq Analysis

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    Should “loyalty” lead to victory? The building of the Great Wall is very controversial.When they reigned, they built the wall 1,500-2,500 miles long between 221-206 BCE but then they stop building the wall, which means no protection (Doc A). The Han dynasty reigned. Then they build the wall 4,000 miles long, between 206 BCE - 220 CE (400 years) (Doc E). There are three main reasons that benefited the building of the Great Wall did not outweigh the cost: because of death, harsh working, and…

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    The development of Mid Western Han Dynasty and Intellectual School In ancient China, intellectual schools played important roles in consolidating the government of a strong state and shaping the way people read, think, talk and live. If I were the emperor living in the mid Western Han dynasty, I would like to promote Confucianism as the main intellectual school to generalize in my country by considering the present domestic and foreign situations and different views of Confucianism, Legalism,…

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    The Warring States period started with some walls, then the Qin Dynasty linked it, after was the Han Dynasty who extended it west, and last was the Ming Dynasty who rebuilt the whole wall. They had to spend years building the foundation, pouring all of that dirt and mud, guarding and protecting it, and defending the wall from the Xiongnu. I guess you can say that the workers sacrificed themselves to the Great Wall of China. It may be true that the Great Wall of China protected the people in…

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    The Great Wall of Ancient China: Did The Benefits Outweigh The Costs? The Great Wall was one of the beautiful man made wonders of Ancient China. It was made out of dirt over a span of a 2,000-year period by the Qin dynasty and the Han dynasty. Though building something of such size and greatness was quite the challenge. There were many hardships involved with the wall, though there were benefits because of the wall as well, such as protection against the Xiongnu Mongols. The costs of the Great…

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