China: Political: China had 2 big dynasties the Zhou(1027-221) and the Shang(1750-1027)b.c.e. areas around the core kingdom were ruled by other members of the royal family or high ranking nobility. Around 800 b.c.e the Zhou power weekend so nomadic gropes started to attack and local rulers became more independent leading to wars with each other. Economic: products of the Chinese were silk, wheat, rice, and bronze. Possessing bronze objects was a sing of authority.
CHP. 5 S- China, at this time, was a hierarchy. People were divided into social classes. China also had dynasties- and each dynasty had its own set of rules and social structure. Rulers generally had many advantages, and the lowest class was slavery.
The most notable was in Ancient China's military security. It was the invention of the calvary. The Great Wall of China was built in the north to protect against invasions, and invaders. Roads and irrigation canals were also built throughout the country. One of the most famous discoveries in the world was found at the emperor's burial site - An extensive Terra Cotta army was found.
Greer Liguori October 13, 2014 In 1937, Japan invaded China and conquered large parts of China. They occupied this land until Japan was defeated during the Second World War in 1945. The Chinese Communist Party established the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Despite the fact that many did not favor communism in China, the party did unify the peasant class in multiple ways. Between circa 1925 and circa 1950, the relationship between the peasants and the Chinese Communist Party was that the party encouraged the state of the people, involved the peasants in nationalism, also encouraged anti-Japanese sentiment, and favored social
This was pivotal to the survival of the CCP as they needed to increase their numbers. Furthermore, one of the only reasons the CCP managed to survive the GMD's encirclement campaigns was because Mao decided to ignore Comintern orders and flee to the mountains of Jiangxi at the end of 1927. This shows how determined Mao was and how he strained to achieve CCP's survival. Without Mao's independent thinking, the CCP would almost certainly have been in chaos and would have been wiped out. Moreover, Mao Zedong's ability to understand the Chinese people - especially the peasants who accounted for 440 million people out of the 500 million people living in
The rulers were kin-based , and the society was strictly tiered with a strong aristocracy in place Eastern Zhou (ca 771-481 BC The period about 771 BC is also called Springs and Autumns (Chunqin The Zhou leaders were forced eastward out of their previous strongholds near Mount Qi and into a reduced area near their capital city of Luoyang . The Eastern Zhou rulers were despotic , with a centralized administration and a ranked bureaucracy . Taxation and corvee labor were present Warring States (ca 481-221 BC About 481 BC , the Zhou dynasty fragmented into separate kingdoms , the Wei , Han and Zhao kingdoms . During this period , with iron working becoming prominent , the standard of living rose and the population grew Currency was established enabling farflung trading systems . The Warring States period ended when the HYPERLINK
CCOT Changes in Continuities in China Analyze the changes and continuities within China during the time period from 1850 B.C.E to 220 C.E During the time period 1850 B.C.E to 220 C.E China had many great innovations, great empires, and great philosophical leaders. Some of these things include the invention of creating steel and molding steel to decrease the time it took to create things which allowed China to excel greatly beyond other countries. Other idealisms such as Religions Buddhism, Hinduism, and lifestyles such as Confucianism which promoted Nonviolence, and respect for one another. China had great warfare within itself during the Warring States period however once united it became a country who outperformed all other nations. The first structured dynasty of china the Shang created the structure for Chinese political and administrative formulation which was slightly altered but not greatly changed when the Zhou dynasty took over in 1027 B.C.E some of the Shang ideology’s we’re altered to match the Zhou’s but many we’re kept the same to appease the citizens.
of Confucianism Scholar-Gentry class filled most of the high gov’t positions & oversaw a vast bureaucracy in an arrangement that was to cont. in later cent. Established regional hegemony (control) over East Asia through military prowess and the reestablishment of a tributary system (payment by subjects) Chinese called their empire the middle kingdom because they saw themselves as central to the world around them goods delivered to Tang court by envoys from tributary states kowtow- a deep bow before the emperor in which the forehead touches the ground Economic Changed and Social Distinctions Equal field system- restricted inheritance of land When a farmer died, his land went to the gov’t and was allotted to individuals and their families according to the fertility of the land and needs of the people 1/5 of the land remained under hereditary control and rest was available for redistribution not only checked the power of the aristocrats but very much improved the lot of the average peasant making them much
He made people suffer instead of helping them get through the war. Qin got what he wanted in the end he did built the wall and he did bring peace to China but one thing he did not do is make people like and understand him. Everyone hated him for his cruelty and unfairness. Qin could have done a lot more if he would have respected and cared about his people more. Qin Shi Huangdi was a cruel and hard working man his hard work did pay off, but his cruelty will never be forgotten.
An example of this is “Mandate of Heaven.” It is a concept in China: The ruler had moral authority so long as powers granted it to him on the basis of his good character. A well-functioning government was evidence that the ruler possessed the Mandate of Heaven. A poorly functioning government showed that the mandate had passed away (pg. 451 The World’s History). So basically the ruler made the laws and he had to make sure that the civilization was under control by following them laws.