Legacies of Xi Jinping and Qin Shi huang “The reason why China suffers bitterly from endless wars is because of the existence of feudal lords and kings.” -Qin Shi Huang. Qin Shi Huang changed China by unifying China and having the great wall of China built. Xi Jinping has a different view on the Chinese dream, and hopes to change China. Qin Shi Huang and Xi Jinping both did great things, but Qin Shi Huang was superior because his legacy left a greater impact on China. II.
Qin was a legalist. Legalists believed that people should live by legal principles or in the formal structure of governmental institutions. While ancient China was under Qin’s rule, Qin buried 460 scholars alive. Qin also burned priceless scrolls because of a belief he held. 300,000 farmers were drafted by Qin’s order from their homes, to come work for him.
Confucianism became popular during the Zhou and the rulers expected their citizens to follow the rules and values accordingly. Confucianism was unusual because it was the belief that emperors were above all, scholars were second, then farmers, merchants, and lastly slaves and women. This is different from the typical social structure that started with emperors first as well, but followed with merchants then scholars and farmers and again, slaves last. This unique social hierarchy could have been another contributing factor to the length of the Zhou
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
From around 550 BCE to 221 BCE, China was a hotbed for philosophical and political schools of thought. This time is known as the “Hundred Schools of Thought” Period, and in this time, many tremendous and innovative philosophies sprung forth from China that would affect the land for ages to come. Three of the most prominent of these philosophies were Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism. These three schools of thought did not only influence China, but all of East Asia, nevertheless, they were all still aimed towards the cessation to the social and political unrest that had plagued China for a sizeable portion of the Zhou dynasty. These three viewpoints on how to end the widespread turmoil afflicting the land had similar views in naming the government
Jefferson had opposed this from the beginning, so when he was president, he made it all change. In 1801, the ruler of Tripoli, a Barbary state, demanded the payment of $250,000 for tribute, and an additional annual payment, but Jefferson refused. Because of this Tripoli declared war. Jefferson sent a naval force to the Mediterranean to protect US ships. This resulted into a four year long struggle with Tripoli.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or as more know him Mahatma Gandhi fought and died for the independance of India, even through all the cruelty people say that the British ruling helped shape modern India, did the British really help shape modern India? While many people would agree that the impact the British had was negative, but Dr.Lavani says otherwise, Lavani says that the British Helped India with their Efficient Government admission of 500 million people(Political)(Doc 6), they also built tons of mines, canals, sewers, and roads(Economic)(Doc 10), they as well protected wildlife and ancient buildings and also built universities and museums(Social)(Doc 11 & 17). Political Dr.Lavani’s side of the Argument is that the british helped build or set in stone the creation of modern India, some positives the British brought Politicly were things like really well trained armies, and great Administration(Doc 13 & 6), but that doesn’t mean the British didn’t do anything wrong, the British had only 60 Indians in Government(Doc 2), and the British used armed forces on
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.
Due to corrupt officials funding and supplies were depleted before they arrived to small villages. This create strife amongst the village, so much that a rebellion was manifested. Seeing that…..Scholars came together to China approached the rebels as a parent-child relationships holding the ring leader fully responsible for the actions that commence. Even though the subordinates took part in the crime, official were still lenient towards the subordinates. Giving them land, so they can pursuit agriculture…… Yang He was a high ranking scholar assigned to command… Pacification or extermination… The Chinese Empire was large and controlled most of Asia at one point in time.
In fact, many of the world most famous writers and producers owe their fame to this time-tested method of writing. Campbell did not write all the steps entirely by himself but provided a single source where all these ideas are taken into account. These compiled ideas are able to characterize heroes both modern and ancient, real and fiction. Mao Zedong was a dictator of China who founded the Chinese Communist Party, and most of modern China. Mao Zedong is widely renowned for his abolishment of the Chinese monarchy and for his 78 million kill streak.