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Compare And Contrast Han China And Roman Empires

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The Roman Empire and the empire of the Han Dynasty in China were two empires of the second wave of civilization that, at their peak held half of the world’s population. These empires were similar in size however, they did not interact. Politically, both empires had a centralized government. The strategies did differ somewhat. China formed a bureaucracy whereby leaders were trained and selected by merit. Rome devised an in depth legal system however; the leaders that were appointed were elite aristocrats in collusion with the army. In both civilizations, the government funded expansion of road and supported the economy. The early periods of Rome and the Han Dynasty the state encouraged spiritual rituals that would promote loyalty. In the end
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