The empire oversaw technological innovation such as iron and steel replacing bronze weapons and tools. Advances in military technology led aided Han conquests and allowed them to defend the vast expanse of Chinese territory. Coinage and an advanced, centralized economy brought enough wealth to the nation to effectively run the centralized imperial state but most of all were the advances the Han dynasty made in agriculture. According to authors Hardy and Kinney “agricultural innovations continued throughout four centuries of Han rule” (2005, p. 54) bring field rotation, paddies, and new farming tools into common
In the Classical Era, two influential empires emerged, Han China and the Roman Empire. Both were order-focused societies, which greatly supported the rise of these empires. However, Han China was built off the foundation laid by previous empires and already had a governmental precedent. In the end, both empires eventually fell due to a number of shared factors, one being the overextension of their land causing expenses to rise and borders to become vulnerable. For territories of their magnitude, Han China and Rome were well-structured empires that maintained order.
In various ways, Han China and Imperial Rome were politically similar yet also had their pair of differences. Two very well-known classical empires, both had highly advanced political systems for their time; Han China, lasted from 206 B.C.E to 220 C.E, and Imperial Rome, lasted from 31 B.C.E to 476 C.E. Many think these two empires where built with no previous influence, however; the Roman Empire had retained many aspects from the Roman Republic, and Han China from the Qin Dynasty. During their peaks, they controlled the majority of the world 's population because of their constant expansion of conquered lands, while their structure of administration and rule influenced many empires and future societies around the world. Aspects such as these, ultimately, led these two empires to be, arguably, the most influential societies in the world; as their legacies still live on today.
These trends throughout the post-WWI era define the growing associations between China and the revolution forces of Ho Hi Minh that would eventually result in the expulsion of the Japanese and French colonies in Vietnam. These factors define the close ties between Chinese military and ideological support, which would ultimately lay the foundation for the
The Han relied heavily on agriculture and thought that tools and water systems were necessary to reduce labor. Documents 2 and 5 show the attitude of each society towards technological development. Doc. 2, written by a Han government official in the first century BC, demonstrates that the Chinese wanted to improve the quality of the tools to increase the productivity and efficiency. On the other hand,
The main goal of this group was to improve the working and living conditions for farmers. They wanted to help farmers economically because the debts of farmers increased greatly due to the increase to monopolistic powers of big businesses, and banks (Getchell). In order for Garland’s short stories to be effective the stories need to fit a few criteria. The families represented need to be suffering economically, such as low income, high mortgages, and unfair trade. All of those aspects had some sort of impact on farmers of the late 1800’s.
The Aztecs created new technology to help lower the amount of physical labor in their empire. "[Aztecs] were also busy developing a remarkable agricultural system called chinampas. Because of their strong military and agricultural success, Aztec leaders were able to rule some ten million people"(Aztec Intro Article). The Aztec people changed their way of living through their jobs in the fields. They worked everyday to maintain crops that grew "as far as the eye can see".
I gave the Roman Empire an A+. The reason I gave them an A+ was because they met their citizen’s expectations. The farmers would grow crops, & the citizens would pay their taxes. They would buy the crops, & the farmers would earn money. They traded & flourished, then from that, they became big & successful.
“Because nearly all economic activity has environmental consequences, roads also foster[ed] environmental change [in the region]” (Marks, 81). Agricultural develop in these new areas opened up allowing for more settlements throughout those regions and the expansion of the Chinese empire of the time. As roads and civilization expanded, a network of roads connecting China to the Central Asian trade was established, “this network of roads and trade routes later became known as ‘the silk road,’ ultimately going all the way to the eastern Mediterranean and the Roman
Time Traveler 10 The Hittite and the Arab Empire were two powerful empires that thrived for more than 500 years across the Middle East. The Hittite and Arab Empire used the geography to aid them for hundreds of years. These two empires have many differences than similarities such as geography, size, and government. These differences controlled the way each Empire was ruled and why they had success and why the failed. They also had similarities that had positive and negative impacts upon the empires.
Perhaps the two most important civilizations, Rome and Han China both fell due to major similarities. At the same time, Rome and Han China fell due to distinct differences as well. Furthermore, the collapse of China and Rome had far more similarities rather than differences. During 200 and 600 BCE both classical civilizations suffered from outside invasions; growing from Central Asia. They were not as sweeping as earlier Indo-European growth but tested Rome and China severely.
Mina Farooqi The era following the close of the Civil War saw a shift in government attitudes away from laissez faire; the government no longer practiced non-interference in the direction of economic affairs, rather initiated policies that shaped the economy. The government initiated the building of private companies including railroad networks, while providing essential loans, subsidies and grants of public land, thus transforming US capitalism. The entire industrial US was the product of a massive public-private partnership in which the government played critical roles. Federal power allowed for the launch of the transcontinental rail project and communication lines, which opened up the vast Western frontier for farming, trade, tourism and
With this change it meant also that the farmers and others was buying what they didn’t produce, making many producers and consumers alike (Schultz, p.170, 2009). This time mainly focused on the commercialized agriculture and changed the way of life for most Americans. The Market Revolution
This allows special interest groups to lobby the politicians and get additional measures included in the bill even when it appears positive cuts are being made. An example of this is when proponents of the 2014 farm bill reference traditional commodity subsidies were cut by more than thirty percent while funding for fruits and vegetables and organic programs increased by more than fifty percent. There were cuts to the commodity program, but the only real change was the elimination of direct payments to farmers. The Counter-Cyclical Price program and the Average Crop Revenue Election program were replaced with the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) programs. These programs, which are still subsidies, only apply to commodity crops like wheat, corn, and soybeans while other crops, such as fruits and vegetables, do not have a comparable program.
James J. Hill provided seed, grain, and cattle to farmers during the Great Depression. (Hook Exercise). These entrepreneurs promoted inventions that enhanced the way we live in the developing technological era. When people were in need, these captains of industry were there to save the day, sharing their money like it was no big deal; only it really was to the ones who needed