Emperor Wudi Research Paper

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Emperor Wudi of the Han Emperor Wudi, seventh emperor of the Han, ruled from 141BC to 87BC. During 130BC to 110BC of his rule, he conquered the Xiongnu territory and expanded his empire in the north and west. Also the trade with western countries made the Han’s rulers and merchant become very wealthy. Because of this, the Han 's knowledge of the outside world, philosophy and religion, and technology increased. Because of its wealth and territorial expansion and strength, the Han Empire originally prospered a lot, but at the end of Wudi’s life he became despotic. In order to stop any rebellion, he will executed people who criticized him. Starting about 100 BC, due to the military campaigns and heavy taxation, there were many peasants who rebelled
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