Day Of Empire Amy Chua Analysis

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Day of Empire Amy Chua Amy Chua speaks about how important tolerance is in order to create and maintain a hyper power. She discusses the topic and argument of the qualities of a hyper power and the level of tolerance it takes. Many of the worlds strongest nations fail to be a hyper power simply because of a lack of the three characteristics it takes to be one. The kings of the Persian empire( the achaemenids) ruled from 559 to 330 B.C. their parks and gardens were considered paradise or heaven on earth because of their richness in fruits, flowers, and animals. The paradises were part of the achaemenid empire which was founded by Cyrus around 559 B.C.E. Amy Chua stated that “this empire was one of the most culturally diverse and religiously open empires in history.” The achaemenid empire was the first hyper power and tolerance was , nevertheless, essential for this achievement. The idea…show more content…
People felt a great attraction towards Rome, and some wanted to be part of it. Rome was surprisingly open to learning about traditions and practices of other people. This allowed them to stay informed about their surroundings which was a great advantage to the empire. A factor that also helped the Romans to be a hyper power was that they were willing to replace their practices and traditions with better ones. This means that they were always bettering themselves. China was separated during the warring states era but was later brought together (around 221 BC.)by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of the in. This emperor was known for his cruelty and intolerance, which went against tradition but was also effective. Qin Shi created the great wall of china in order to protect the Chinese civilization from barbarians. Then came a new era as the tang dynasty rose in AD 618-907. Buddhism also came along becoming china’s predominant

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