China 's Golden Age: Everyday Life in the Tang Dynasty - Notes Ch. 1 History (p. 1-18) Rebellion : 617-618 (p. 1) - Sui Dynasty falls to a combination of rebellions, invasions, bad campaigns, and mishandling of resources. - Commander Li Yuan (Gaozu) rose to power and forms the Tang Dynasty. Reconstruction : 618-683 (p. 1-4) - Gaozu claims western capital in 617 and renames it to Changan. - Reformation of government, education system, finances, and security.
Tang Dynasty(618B.C.-907B.C.)is one of the famous flourishing age. During this period the culture, technology, political, economy, and diplomacy are high development. In the four great inventions, gunpowder and printing were invented during this time period. The Tang Dynasty last for 289 years and it was reign by 21 emperors. Tang Kwok-hing and Li Yuan's son from the Taiyuan is the open-establishing themselves.
Charles Guiteau is convicted and executed for the shooting of President Garfield. In 1882, Arhutr creates a tariff commission to review taxes and duties paid on foreign imports into the U.S. The Mongrel Tariff of 1883 reduced duties by nearly 1% and serviced no one, leading to a massive debate on tariffs for decades to come. The Chinese Exclusion Law of 1882 is the first piece of American legislation to outlaw a group from the U.S. based on ethnicity.
Essay Questions for Section I 1) The key point of the Reconstruction was to reconstruct the South, in order to, bring it back into the United States. However, there were many issues that the federal government had to deal with during this time period. In my opinion, I would say the primary issue that the federal government was faced with, would be figuring out how to bring the South back into the United States. The other main issue that the federal government was faced with, would be to figure out was what to do with the freed slaves.
During the 1800s, many Chinese immigrants entered America to seek substantial economic wealth and a prosperous life. The first surge of Chinese immigration occurred in 1848 at Sutter’s Mill, California when gold was discovered. Since then, many Chinese immigrants entered the American workforce, and the Americans despised the fact that these incoming immigrants were taking “their jobs”. In the year 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed by Congress to limit the amount of Chinese Immigrants entering the country. There are many factors that contributed to the passing of the Chinese Exclusion Act; however the most influential factors included the prevention of economic competition, Chinese persecution, and discrimination.
When making a permanent move to a new location it is known as migration, but what triggers this movement? It all relates to push and pull factors of why one may move or leave to a new country/territory/state. The factors that contribute to this is through economic, political, cultural, and environmental. Since the 1820’s till now there has been a big move of US citizens to California but lets dig deeper as to exactly what may have influenced them to make this move.
China’s Last Empire. The Great Qing. William T. Rowe. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009. 360 pages including Emperors and Dynasties, Pronunciation Guide, Notes, Bibliography, Acknowledgements, Index, Maps and Figures.
The barbarian force of the Mongols caused issues that were significant to China which made the most impact on the Chinese culture in a wall being built. This wall is known as the Great Wall of China. The wall contained a sense of nationalism to protect the nation and liberalism to keep people in and not letting Chinese civilians leave. Nationalism can best be described as the support and one's value of their own country is preserved. Liberalism is the act of liberal perspectives being perpetuated.
By the middle of the 14th century, the Yuan dynasty, run by the Mongols was in decline. Like all Chinese dynasties, it was coming to an end and the evidence that the rulers had lost the Mandate of Heaven was everywhere. The government was corrupt, spent too much money on wars, and they could not collect enough taxes from the population to provide them with the services to keep them content. In addition, many Chinese leaders grew tired of being ruled by the foreign Mongols. They wanted a return to China run by Chinese.
As briefly discussed in the introduction, the issue of the nation and nationalism should not be confined to hard politics. Indeed, recent scholarships have turned from the statist perspective to regional and even individual experience of the nation and nationalism, among other issues. More importantly, the cultural aspect of the individuals has drawn spotlight as well. Although political historians, such as Benedict Anderson, have pointed out the significance of cultural factors in the formation of the nation and the spread of nationalism, the lived experience of that culture by individuals rarely received attention among political scientists. Yet fields like history, anthropology, and literature, in recent decades, have begun to draw attention
Chinese immigration in America began with the California Gold Rush. The pictures describe some of the experiences in which they underwent before and during their venture to California. The first trivial group of Chinese immigrants began their arrival in San Francisco, where the rigid racism became obvious, it is being said that Chinese immigrants came to America for the same reason as other cultures as was looking to work hard and make large amounts of money. Nationals expressed discontent and racism against the sudden immigrants arrival, it was not a pleasant moment to see them move to America. Therefore, nationals expressed their sentiment as racially and culturally inferior.
On May 6, 1882, President Chester A. Arthur signed a federal law prohibiting Chinese laborers to immigrate. This U.S. federal law was called The Chinese Exclusion Act. During the California Gold Rush, many Chinese immigrated to North America. As gold became harder to find, hostility built up towards Chinese immigrates. A combination of racism and misunderstanding of another culture cause fear that turned into hate.