This was also a way for the Mongols to ensure their government was stable and trustable instead of having others govern the state. But along with similar political effects, Mongol rule on China and the Middle East had different political effects. The political effects of Mongol rule in China and the Middle East were different in their administrators used. In China the Mongols brought foreign administrators while in the Middle East they kept the Persians to be administrators. The Mongols had foreign administrators in China because they did not trust any Chinese person to be left in charge therefore foreign people were used.
The alternative political cultural philosophies of China (Daoism, Legalism, and later Buddhism) mostly broadened the attraction of Confucianism. However, the Confucian bureaucracy was a core cultural identity throughout the China Empire. The China Empire nurtured foreign religions usually during times of imperial disorder. When referring to the role of the emperor, the Chinese selected a man who could control the imperial family and court because they believed that eventually the Mandate of Heaven would pass from one dynasty to another. The Qin,
AP World History 9/29/10 In spite of the Roman and Han empires being both very successful empires in the Classical Era, their politics, technological advances, and social structure played important factors due to their success. Rome and Han politics had different ways of controlling their government. The Han government was based on Legalism principles. Legalism was very strict and gave out harsh penalties for minor crimes. It also included no principles governing nature.
Roman and Han dynasties had different attitudes of technology even if they were both self glorifying. The Han focused more on the technology for the good of its people meanwhile Romans focused more on scientific and mathematic advancements, looking down upon the laboring tools-related inventions that were appreciated by the Hans. Overall they had different perspectives. The Han people had a respectful appreciation for technology and it's "benefits" (Doc 3) and "efficiency" (Doc 3). The Hans had discovered the benefits of technology from as early as “early second century B.C.E” (Doc 1), understanding that it could help later develop their own nation.
Daoists believed that by relaxing and allowing events to take their course everything will eventually fall into place, which is “Wu wei er bu wei” by doing nothing everything will be done. Finally, yang and qi played a major part in Daoism. Yin and yang forces is the movement of water, clouds and wind, a constantly shifting organic balance, both the Earth and sky manifest the movement of the mysterious energy-substance qi. To recap, Daoism is better than Confucianism because of the focus on yourself, their ideal government, and their focus on
They also built forts which help protect them when in battle. This made a big impact on the empire because it made it easier and happier; easier by building forts to help battles and happier to build aqueducts to give clean water. Trade; The Romans did a lot of trading. Goods
The legalists believed that having an efficient and strong government would bring social order. An ideal ruler in the legalists mind was someone who used law to keep order and rewarded those who carried out their roles in society correctly. Also the ruler should punish those who were noncompliant. One distinguished leader of the Qin and legalist rule was Shi Huangdi who defeated all the opposition that came his way. He stopped anyone who wished to invade China and subsequently doubled the size of China.
The Roman Empire had a senate that they had to deal with and sometimes even appease. Although the Han Dynasty didn’t have a similar legislative body in China: the emperors with due observance to the tradition, ruled supreme. It was also a land empire, and unlike the Han Dynasty, the Roman Empire ruled on both
India: He derived his chief power from his ability to protect his people from rival groups. Like everyone, the ruler was required to follow the dharma, a set of laws that set behavioral standards for all individuals and classes. Therefore, politics and religion were intertwined, because following dharma – the right way – is closely connected to Hinduism. China: Although later rulers would denounce Legalism and enthrone Confucianism as the new state orthodoxy, in practice they would make use of a number of the key tenets of Legalism to administer the empire and control behavior of their subjects. Therefore, in China, philosophy, the mandate of heaven and politics were closely related.
when his disciples began to write down and records his teachings. Confucius’s most obedient disciple, Mencius, lived with similar to the teachings of Buddhism and Jainism, Confucius and Mencius wanted to find a way to restore peace to their land and unity through individual mortality. Confucius’s teachings had great influence to the land of China and had a huge impact on behavior and belief. His teachings were far greater than any great religions that existed in China. Confucius’s teachings were not religious but were based more on common sense