In the beginning, all the empire was united under Chinggis Khan and had effectively ruled. Golden Horde and Yuan dynasty differed greatly in their methods of political power because they were directly influenced by the Confucianism or Islam. This led to diverse method of political control as Islamic teachings taught that Another big change from 1200 to 1500 CE was placement of the scholars in the empire. All the famous scholars were collected from conquered nations and brought to Mongol. However, as the empire split into four the scholars were split to different nations and culture which effectively affected the method of political power because Golden Horde was severely influenced by the Islamic teachings and the Khan of Golden Horde was converted to Islam.
The Han Empire began in 206BC after the defeat of the Qin army by Prince Liu Bang. It arose after people were profoundly dissatisfied with the autocratic rule under the Qin leaders. The prince continued ruling the people in the same traditional ways as was under the Qin leaders but gradually incorporated Confucian ideals in their legalist form of government. The Mauryan/Gupta India Empire came up in 320BC uniting many different groups with after the agreement by leaders from both sides of the independent empires. The methods of control in the Han Empire and Mauryan/Gupta had both similarities and differences.
Through examining the letter sent to King George III, it appears as though Qian Long is attempting to minimize his subjects’ exposure to foreign influences. Qian Long refutes King George’s attempt to enter China as he acknowledges the concern of British/Chinese trade. The rationale behind the attempt of King George III to plant European nationals in China was to exercise control over his country's trade. But Britain had been trading in Canton for many years, and was received well by Chinese traders. The Emperor rebuts King George’s approach with simple logic, saying “Peking is nearly two thousand miles from Canton, and at such a distance what possible control could any British representative exercise?” By slaying British attempts to justify penetration into China, Qian Long embodies power and prejudice while secluding his peoples and culture.
Han China and Imperial Rome During the period of 206 B.C.E to 220 C.E in Han China and 31 B.C.E to 476 C.E in Imperial Rome many similarities and differences in political control occurred during the classical period. Although both Imperial Rome and Han China controlled large portions of the world’s population and use a bureaucracy as political control they also had differences within that held power and what they based their belief of power on or who it should be controlled by. Both Han China and Imperial Rome controlled a large portion of the world’s population and produced political and cultural legacies that extended to modern day society. They used bureaucracy as a form of political control which is a delegation of power in government. Military played a major role in there rise and fall of their political structure.
Andres Briseno April 28, 2012 History 101 Comparing and Contrasting the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty The Imperial Roman Empire (31 BCE- 476 CE) and Han Dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE) are two of the the best empires of all time and were the best in their times. They both had many similarities and differences. During this time when the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty were ruling, both empires were similar politically. Both Empires had some form of highly centralized bureaucracy. The Roman Empire had territories governed by army generals and governors to help maintain regions in the Roman Empire, as well as senators to be in assistance to the citizens of the district.
The Ming (1368 - 1644) came earlier. It is also often seen by Chinese people as being more Chinese, since it overthrew the Yuan dynasty, which had imposed Mongolian rule on China, and was composed of ethnic Han. The Qing dynasty succeeded the Ming, and the ruling family was Manchurian - a culture that Chinese often saw as barbarian. The Manchurians, like the Mongols, have origins as invaders of China, although they lived in China longer and have become more 'assimilated' culturally than the Mongols. Ming China, in its early years, was undoubtedly the most powerful and wealthiest nation on Earth.
Michael Feingold AP World History 2/10/12 Mrs. Sokol Compare and Contrast Essay In 201 BC Qin Shihuangdi united China and started the Qin dynasty, a powerful Dynasty that lasted until about 207 BC. It was succeeded by the Han Dynasty, a strong empire started by Liu Bang in 206 BC. Both were successful empires that made China a great nation. They had similar legal systems and government, and differed in their achievements. The Qin dynasty had a legalist government, which was highly bureaucratic.
One main change of China during this era is the formation of an empire, and ending imperial states. China’s civilization became too large, and had rivalry among elites, which created instability in the imperial states. During the warring states, 4 dynasties fought for power, creating chaos and disorder in China. China had many falls of different dynasties. Hans dynasty followed after the Qin.
Ottoman Empire, which was one of the most powerful and longest lasting empires in the world, was a concrete example of how a frontier power became a world power in terms of not only political but also of economic affairs. Ottoman Empire, in 1350’s, was just a uc beglig. However, it became one of the most significant powers in the world, in later times. Its success can be attributed to many reasons, but it is an unquestionable fact that one of the most crucial reasons for its success was its military organization. Ottoman Empire was founded on the basis of gaza and cihad.
But to get through the process of changing dynastic families, one dynasty must fall. The ruler of the dynasty, in this case it would be the king of the Shang dynasty, has to not succeed in their duties, and that will cause suffering to the kingdom. Causing suffering to the kingdom will displease the heavenly powers, and they will withdraw the mandate out of the Shang dynasty, and deposit it into a more worthy candidate, the Zhou dynasty. The Mandate of heaven The philosophy of the Mandate of Heaven was an important philosophy that had a long-term significance on China, and even certain parts of the world. The Mandate of Heaven provided not only China, but also other parts of the world with a dynastic system.