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Imperial China: Golden Age Dynasties. Han Dynasty, 206 B.C.E.-220 C.E. “People of the Han”  original Chinese Paper invented [105 B.C.E.]  Silk Road trade develops; improves life for many Buddhism introduced into China Expanded into Central Asia. Han – Roman Empire Connection. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Han Dynasty, 206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.People of the Han original ChinesePaper invented [105 B.C.E.] Silk Road trade develops; improves life for manyBuddhism introduced into ChinaExpanded into Central Asia

  • Han Roman Empire Connection

  • Changan The Han Capital

  • Emperor Wudi, 141-87 B.C.E.Started public schools. Colonized Manchuria, Korea, & Indochina Civil service system Confucian scholar take tests to get jobs with the gov. Chinese landscape painting.

  • Han ArtifactsImperial SealHan Ceramic House

  • Ceramics, Later Han Period

  • Trade Routes of the Ancient World

  • Tang Dynasty, 618-907 C.E.Imperial examination system perfected. Liberal attitude towards all religions. Spread of Buddhism in China

    Golden Age of foreign relations with other countries. Japan, Korea, Persia

  • Tang Dynasty, 618-907 C.E.New technologies:Printing moveable print PorcelainGunpowderMechanical clocks Cosmopolitan culture. Safety of the Silk Road. Tea comes into China from Southeast Asia.

  • Empress Wu Zetian, 624-705The only female Empress in Chinas history who ruled alone. New irrigation systems.Buddhism was the favored state religion. Financed the building of many Buddhist temples.

  • Song [Sung] Dynasty, 960-1279 C.E.Creation of an urban, merchant, middle class. Emphasis on education & cheaper printed books. Magnetic compass makes China a great sea power!

  • Song Peasant Family

  • Rice Cultivation Began Under the Song

    *The Han Synthesis term refers to the emphasis on Legalism, but with a touch of Confucianism. The Han dynasty recorded Confuciuss teachings (The Analects) and put a big emphasis on the family.

    Founded the Imperial UniversityRequired examinations to become bureaucrat (civil service system)Soldiers dropped to lowest status.Confucianists at work; Daoists at home.

    The Han tried to replace literature, including Confuciuss writings, lost during the Qin Dynasty. Created new works of literature and music. Scroll painting began during this time. Iron was now used for plows and weapons. Acupuncture was invented. Invented a crude seismic sensing tool, so they could send troops and food to the scene of an earthquake!

    Inventions include: paper (105 CE), sternpost rudder on ships, water mill, wheelbarrow, furrowed cultivation

    Show map for Silk Road trade. It brought Chinese together into one civilization, creating a common culture. Economically, it brought much wealth to the Han, as they exported much more than they imported.

    Wudis public schools taught Confucianism. Grand School in capital. In 100 years, 30,000 studied there.

    *What about this map suggests that Changan was a city of an advanced civilization?Answers might include: Grid pattern. Palaces and administrative buildings suggest centralized governments.Markets suggest trade.*The Han Synthesis term refers to the emphasis on Legalism, but with a touch of Confucianism. The Han dynasty recorded Confuciuss teachings (The Analects) and put a big emphasis on the family.

    Founded the Imperial UniversityRequired examinations to become bureaucrat (civil service system)Soldiers dropped to lowest status.Confucianists at work; Daoists at home.

    The Han tried to replace literature, including Confuciuss writings, lost during the Qin Dynasty. Created new works of literature and music. Scroll painting began during this time. Iron was now used for plows and weapons. Acupuncture was invented. Invented a crude seismic sensing tool, so they could send troops and food to the scene of an earthquake!

    Inventions include: paper (105 CE), sternpost rudder on ships, water mill, wheelbarrow, furrowed cultivation

    Show map for Silk Road trade. It brought Chinese together into one civilization, creating a common culture. Economically, it brought much wealth to the Han, as they exported much more than they imported.

    Wudis public schools taught Confucianism. Grand School in capital. In 100 years, 30,000 studied there.

    *The Han Synthesis term refers to the emphasis on Legalism, but with a touch of Confucianism. The Han dynasty recorded Confuciuss teachings (The Analects) and put a big emphasis on the family.

    Founded the Imperial UniversityRequired examinations to become bureaucrat (civil service system)Soldiers dropped to lowest status.Confucianists at work; Daoists at home.

    The Han tried to replace literature, including Confuciuss writings, lost during the Qin Dynasty. Created new works of literature and music. Scroll painting began during this time. Iron was now used for plows and weapons. Acupuncture was invented. Invented a crude seismic sensing tool, so they could send troops and food to the scene of an earthquake!

    Inventions include: paper (105 CE), sternpost rudder on ships, water mill, wheelbarrow, furrowed cultivation

    Show map for Silk Road trade. It brought Chinese together into one civilization, creating a common culture. Economically, it brought much wealth to the Han, as they exported much more than they imported.

    Wudis public schools taught Confucianism. Grand School in capital. In 100 years, 30,000 studied there.

    *The Han Synthesis term refers to the emphasis on Legalism, but with a touch of Confucianism. The Han dynasty recorded Confuciuss teachings (The Analects) and put a big emphasis on the family.

    Founded the Imperial UniversityRequired examinations to become bureaucrat (civil service system)Soldiers dropped to lowest status.Confucianists at work; Daoists at home.

    The Han tried to replace literature, including Confuciuss writings, lost during the Qin Dynasty. Created new works of literature and music. Scroll painting began during this time. Iron was now used for plows and weapons. Acupuncture was invented. Invented a crude seismic sensing tool, so they could send troops and food to the scene of an earthquake!

    Inventions include: paper (105 CE), sternpost rudder on ships, water mill, wheelbarrow, furrowed cultivation

    Show map for Silk Road trade. It brought Chinese together into one civilization, creating a common culture. Economically, it brought much wealth to the Han, as they exported much more than they imported.

    Wudis public schools taught Confucianism. Grand School in capital. In 100 years, 30,000 studied there.

    *The Han Synthesis term refers to the emphasis on Legalism, but with a touch of Confucianism. The Han dynasty recorded Confuciuss teachings (The Analects) and put a big emphasis on the family.

    Founded the Imperial UniversityRequired examinations to become bureaucrat (civil service system)Soldiers dropped to lowest status.Confucianists at work; Daoists at home.

    The Han tried to replace literature, including Confuciuss writings, lost during the Qin Dynasty. Created new works of literature and music. Scroll painting began during this time. Iron was now used for plows and weapons. Acupuncture was invented. Invented a crude seismic sensing tool, so they could send troops and food to the scene of an earthquake!

    Inventions include: paper (105 CE), sternpost rudder on ships, water mill, wheelbarrow, furrowed cultivation

    Show map for Silk Road trade. It brought Chinese together into one civilization, creating a common culture. Economically, it brought much wealth to the Han, as they exported much more than they imported.

    Wudis public schools taught Confucianism. Grand School in capital. In 100 years, 30,000 studied there.

    *The Han Synthesis term refers to the emphasis on Legalism, but with a touch of Confucianism. The Han dynasty recorded Confuciuss teachings (The Analects) and put a big emphasis on the family.

    Founded the Imperial UniversityRequired examinations to become bureaucrat (civil service system)Soldiers dropped to lowest status.Confucianists at work; Daoists at home.

    The Han tried to replace literature, including Confuciuss writings, lost during the Qin Dynasty. Created new works of literature and music. Scroll painting began during this time. Iron was now used for plows and weapons. Acupuncture was invented. Invented a crude seismic sensing tool, so they could send troops and food to the scene of an earthquake!

    Inventions include: paper (105 CE), sternpost rudder on ships, water mill, wheelbarrow, furrowed cultivation

    Show map for Silk Road trade. It brought Chinese together into one civilization, creating a common culture. Economically, it brought much wealth to the Han, as they exported much more than they imported.

    Wudis public schools taught Confucianism. Grand School in capital. In 100 years, 30,000 studied there.

    *Above is a picture of Suzhou in Jiangsu province showing houses along the Grand Canal.From north to south, the Grand Canal is over 1,700 kilometers (roughly 1,100 miles) long,linking Hangzhou in Zhejiang province with Beijing in the north. An extremely importantwater project that was first started in the Sui dynasty (589-618), it connects several big riversand provides an important means of transportation and communication.With the two pictures below in mind, how do you think the access to rivers and lakes wouldhave made the lifestyle of people in the south different from that of people in the north?*Above is a picture of Suzhou in Jiangsu province showing houses along the Grand Canal.From north to south, the Grand Canal is over 1,700 kilometers (roughly 1,100 miles) long,linking Hangzhou in Zhejiang province with Beijing in the north. An extremely importantwater project that was first started in the Sui dynasty (589-618), it connects several big riversand provides an important means of transportation and communication.With the two pictures below in mind, how do you think the access to riv

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