Pros And Cons Of Qin Dynasty

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The first source directly describes the story of the Qin Dynasty, and its subsequent rise from a group of lowly soldiers in the far-west of the old Zhou Kingdom to its unification of all the Chinese States to become the very first of the Chinese Empires. The mastermind of this unification was Ying Zheng, who would later give himself the title Qin Shi Huang-Di which translates to, “First Sovereign Emperor of Qin.” Ying Zheng, and his short-lived dynasty, would create the foundation of all Chinese administration and government structure for the next two-thousand years. This base included: the abolishment of the feudal system, centralization of state powers, a rigid system of laws, standardization of the writing system, and the creation of provinces…show more content…
This in-turn can be related back to the actions of Niccolo Machiavelli in how he supported the ideals of a democratic system of government, but also encouraged violent actions of necessary. From these facts, it can be taken that even though the Qin Dynasty was a brutal, authoritarian regime they still laid the groundwork of administration that the later Chinese Dynasties would follow for the next two-thousand years. You cannot also forget the two greatest architectural marvels the Qin Dynasty created: the Great Wall of China, and the Qin Tomb where Ying Zheng was laid to rest after he died. Overall, comparing to the ideals of Chinese Nationalism it can be said that the Qin Dynasty was the start of it all. This is mainly exampled in how only the Qin were able to unify China into a singular empire and dynasty, along with the stronger powers of the people due to the abolishment of feudalism within the Empire. In the end, the Qin Dynasty was a landmark in Chinese history in how it marked the transition of the Chinese people from Feudal Bronze Age Kingdoms to a singular
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