Qin Shi Huang-Di has left a large impact on China, and by extension the world, that has lasted many years. Qin created the foundation of the Chinese country of today. Some scholars even believe that without Qin Shi Huang-Di, there would be no China at all (Gracie). Qin’s impact on the world was the creation of an entire country, a pretty impressive feat. Especially in his time, when nothing like China had ever been created before, his unification and reformation of China into a lasting country is inspiring.
Emperor Qin was the first imperial ruler of China. Qin unified all 7 warring states in ancient China. Qin is known for his great construction projects. Such as, starting the “Great Wall of China.” Qin started the Great Wall of China, but was unable to finish.
The Yellow River is said to be the cradle of Chinese civilization. With thousands of year, history China is one of the world's most ancient civilizations. During this time lots of dynasties have fell and rose. Different dynasty had different affects on Chinese History, however the people who were actually able to make a huge impact in Chinese History were the emperors of the dynasties. The personalities and ways of ruling varied from emperor to emperor.
China, up until the Qin Dynasty, consisted of independent states controlled by kings fighting each other for land and power. This time period was called The Era of Warring States, which lasted two hundred years. After this time, the Qin Dynasty rose to power. They conquered all other dynasties, and established a centralized government, unifying China for the first time. The dynasty that succeeded the Qin, the Han, continued the centralized government and they started a westward expansion that would encourage trade and cultural diffusion.
During the Warring States period (475 – 221 BC), China was made up of seven major states which were often at war with each other. In 221 BC, Shi Huangdi unified the major warring states under the Qin dynasty. Rather than maintain the title of king, he ruled as the First Emperor of the Qin dynasty from 220 to 210 BC. During his reign, he supported the philosophy of Legalism. Legalism in ancient China was a philosophical belief that human beings are essentially bad because they are inherently selfish.
The roman and Han empire, although two completely different civilizations, yet despite that both fell due to similar key contributors. The Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty fell due to alike reasons. For both empires weak leadership and corruption, economic collapse and social disorder were three of the main contributor’s factors to their decline. Both the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty endured corruption that weakened their supremacy.
When Jing-Mei arrive in China their first stop was Guangzhou. Like her father, Jing-mei is weeping for joy. Jing-Mei soon after faces many problem. She doesn 't know the language. She was also much taller than most of the people in the city.
One great invention that the Chinese invented was paper, which means they were the very first one to ever use paper. According to China Travel Guide, “In 105 A.D. Cai Lun, a eunuch during the Eastern Han Dynasty, invented paper from worn fishnet, bark and cloth.” The Eastern Han Dynasty occurred during the period of 25 AD – 220 AD. Cai Lun, had used these materials to create paper, because it was actually the cheapest material that he could find during those times. The invention of paper was also a really prosperous innovation, it actually made a changed the world, and up to this date it keeps being a societal force (Paper Discovery Center).
The Yuan dynasty also known as the Mongol dynasty, was considered a brief irrelevance in China’s long history. There are many arguments to say that the Yuan dynasty did in fact make its mark on China’s history. Whereas others argue that the Yuan dynasty was in fact, a irrelevance in China’s history that does not need to be as noted as other dynasties of greater importance. The Yuan dynasty came to pass after the Song dynasty was destroyed by the Mongols river battles and sieges against them. This was only the start of the Mongols reign and need of power.
The Ming Dynasty was established by peasant leader Zhu Yuanzhang (also known posthumously as Emperor Hongwu, who ruled from 1368-1398 ), in 1368 following the rebellion against the Mongol Yuan Dynasty, and ended in 1644. It is characterized by its orderly government and social stability, which may be attributed to the tribute system, a system that, according to David Kang, was a “set of unquestioned rules and institutions about the basic ways in which international relations worked”. Status hierarchy and rank order were they key components in this system; although either may not necessarily be derived from political, economic, or military power. In early modern East Asia, it was uncontested that China was the hegemon or the dominant state