The second outcome of the revolutions was that the countries were dramatically changed, two great powers were stopped and communist leaders eventually took over in the two countries. Russia and China both shared similar goals in that they both wanted a new form of government and leadership. Russia’s ruler was Tsar Nicholas II which ruled Russia for more than three centuries. China’s ruling dynasty was the Qing Dynasty. Tsar Nicholas II wasn’t much of a good ruler for Russia; he ignored the fact that Russia wasn’t doing so good and overlooked the industrialization and nationalism that was occurring throughout Russia.
The fall of the Roman Empire was partially caused by foreign invasions. Document C, showed that the Huns from China took over Rome. So did the Vandals and Visigoths in 418 CE and 439 CE. Also, a timeline, listed before document A, states that invasions began from 27 BCE and ended during 476 CE,
Both the empire of Han China and Imperial Rome used a bureaucracy as the form of political control. (study guide) Bureaucracy is the delegation of power in government. (pg.127) In both China and Rome there was the emperor. Then the emperor would assign different people to take care of things that he couldn’t do himself like collecting taxes. (study guide) This
Ancient civilizations of the Roman empire (500-27 BC), Han dynasty of China (206-220 CE) and Gupta empire in India (320-550 CE) all share similarities and differences in political and social organization. From the republic of Rome during the control of Octavian and Augustus to the establishment of caste membership in the Guptan empire. Also, the organization of a strong centralized government during Han dynasty. Other than political concern, these civilizations shared common characteristics of social organization. For example, a system of social hierarchy and a society based on patriarchal.
The Persians and the Medes appeared in the region east of Mesopotamia around 1300 BCE. Cyrus II united the Persian tribes and overthrew the Median monarch around 550 BCE. He placed the Persians and the Medes in positions of responsibility and retained the frameworks of the Median monarchy. From then, Cyrus, founder of the Persian Empire, ruled as the revered king and conqueror. The Roman Empire had a very different foundation from the Persian’s monarch grounds.
Explain the measures Qin Shihuang took to unify his empire in terms of the writings and currency systems. Writing of Chinese character and currency system differed before unification. Qin Shihuang ordered to unify these factors for simplicity and convenience. 7. How many laborers do historians believe were involved in building the first Emperor’s House of Eternity?
The Han emperor initially settled for the Vietnam’s ruler’s admission of his vassal status and periodic payments of tribute. But later on, they thought it was best to conquer the feisty Vietnamese outright and to govern them directly using Chinese officials. This is what led to the influences of China into Vietnam as their conflict began. The Vietnamese decided to co-operate with heir northern neighbors so that they could provide a great deal of knowledge for them. 5) Funan collapsed slowly during the 6th century C.E.
China: CCOT Essay 100 CE – 600 CE In the 1st century, China had recovered into the Later Han dynasty within two years after Wang Mang’s failed rule. Although they regained control of the centralized administration and reorganized the state bureaucracy, the Later Han emperors were not able to maintain peace between various groups. Between 100-600 C.E., China experienced the collapse and eventually a reestablishment of political control, while the main religion of the state converted from Confucianism to Buddhism. By 100 C.E., China was already losing its ability to maintain order. This was mainly due to the economic pressure caused by land distribution between social classes.
For the purpose of this paper, attention will be focused on the Antigonid, Ptolemaic, and Seleucid kingdoms and how these powerful institutions employed these particular methods to legitimise their personal monarchies. The use of propaganda to form alliances by the successor kings, as a political strategy, is most certainly visible in the century following Alexander’s death in 323 BC . It could be argued that Antigonus I, through his proclamation of Greek freedom in 315 BC , was engaging in propaganda as a means of securing legitimacy and power for his monarchy. We know from Diodorus ; Antigonus marked Cassander as an enemy of the Greeks and Macedonians and accused him of attempting to enthrone himself in Macedon. He then proclaimed freedom of the Greeks.
-The defeat was part of a larger rebellion that began after the First Emperor's death. -The people were dissatisfied with the tyranny of the Qin leaders and their legalist form of government. -Chinese history portrays the Han as having implemented many changes to the government, evidence shows that the Han continued to rule in the tradition of the Qin, only gradually incorporating Confucian ideals into their legalist form of government. - rose after the rebellions of the Ch’in (stage one) - (stage two) Wu Ti (emperor) brought new economic policies, built canals, established granaries for surplus grain, increased taxes on merchants, created government monopolies (salt, copper coins, iron & liquor) - Debate on monopolies after Wu Ti’s death: “Salt & Iron Debate” - Legalists said: state should enjoy profits from salt & iron - Confucians said: leave resources in private hands for moral purity (government would be corrupted by dealings with merchants) - Confucian ideas begin to influence the legalists (emperors see Confucian scholars as bookish) - Confucian ideas shaped the moral of men w/o external restraints