For example, England required China to pay $ 22 US dollars for reparations and open up numerous ports in China. After the Opium Wars brought China into imperialism, foreign countries including England came to china. Because ambassadors brought new technologies, mechanisms and religion to China, agriculture became less profitable and lots of peasants lost their occupations. Subsequently, the Boxer Rebellion or the Boxer Uprising, immense and vigorous rebellion against Christianity, took place between 1899 and 1902. Through the Boxer Rebellion, it lingered China lots of casualties, economic damages and influences.
Ancient Rome was considered as one of the most influential civilizations throughout the years. Eventually, the Roman civilization came to an end, leaving many legacies behind, especially in Western culture. Ancient Rome came to an end due to various internal and external factors that affected their civilization. The Ancient Rome civilization fell after lasting for many years due to political and social factors. Secondly, economic problems that occurred in Ancient Rome caused the civilization to come to an end.
Document 2 shows the state the empire became too large, it was hard to control, as well as the introduction of Christianity. The expansion was a factor because it became very expensive to maintain which made the empire split it up into an eastern and western empire, that caused the west empire to weaken and strengthened the east empire. This made the government raise taxes, in an attempt to regulate the economy, but then citizen started purchasing fewer goods. In all this made people lose jobs and get laid off. Christianity was a factor because it replace the roman polyesthic religion that viewed the emperor as the god.
They had silver masters known as Kanyinshi, who charged a fee for the evaluation of the silver and whether person was cheated. Although, silver did boost trade and made the economy grow as well, the “treasure of the world” ultimately led the society of China to fall. The Chinese were dependent on the Spanish because they were the ones who supplied them with silver. If they did not have silver, they would not be able to pay anything. Chinese civilians needed silver to pay their taxes as well.
This had a unifying effect on the Chinese culture for thousands of years and is considered an important achievement under the Qin dynasty. Also a style of calligraphy was created which is still used in cards, posters and advertising. Other reforms during Qin rule include standardization of currency, weights and measures.” Some people hold the belief that Qin was a bad leader because they believe he is to bossy. For example, they say “ Qin always had to take control and have everything go his way. Qin killed 460 Confucian scholars, that makes it clear he is a bad leader.” However, this does outline the criteria that defines a bad leader because he was very bossy and did take control of everything.
Besides the goths, there were many reasons western Rome fell, from crippling taxation, military failures to climate change and natural disaster. Government corruption and political instability were also major factors of the fall of western Rome. The goths attacked Rome when they were weak, while their army was weak, whilst the government was corrupted and Rome was focusing on itself and not on the threat of the goths. The Roman Empire is argued to have fell in 476 AD, due to the Eastern Empire still hadn’t fell until 476
During the era of classical societies, the Han and Roman empires were two vast cosmopolitan societies which dominated regions all throughout Eurasia. In regards to the fall of the Han and Roman empires, both were similar in that they fell victim to internal government decay, but different in that Rome fell to foreign invasions, while Han suffered from rebellions of their own people. The Han and Roman empires were similar in their fall in that they both suffered from internal decay, specifically of their governments. In the Han empire, land distribution problems that were originally sought to be fixed by the “Socialist emperor” Wang Mang allowed large landowners to become even more influential than they previously were. These landowners successfully
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. Weak-leadership and corruption weakened both empires causing it to be a key factor to their falls.
This record depicts the social problem that the huge flow of silver has caused some people to leave traditional confucian and chinese values of modesty and unnecessary spending because the author claims that there are people in society that can not be satisfied with enough wealth. Moreover, the purpose of this source is to limit wedding expenses which further proves the social problem of unnecessary spending, as it contradicts chinese social values. Additionally, there were also social problems caused by the silver trade in the americas. For instance, Spanish priest Antonio Vazquez de Espinosa describes how Native Americans in the Spanish colonies are force to mine silver, under terrible conditions (Doc 6). This source shows a enormous social problem since people are suffering by being forced to mine silver to support the flow of silver towards china, which enriches spain at the cost of other people.
The British and their East India Company came to India, motivated by political, economic, and social interests. They desired land, raw materials, money, and control. This left the Indians in starvation and poverty, fighting for the independence of their people. British rule served the English with a government designed to control Indians, taxing them when they were dying from famine caused by British economic cash crop policies, leaving remaining Indians illiterate, and never giving them a chance to benefit from trade links. British imperialism had a negative impact on the politics of India because the British taxed Indians even when they were starving, as well as established a government with an army, police force, and justice system
But the British pushed cash crops which increased wealth for the indian and british economy however it degraded the indian lands and made it hard to grow when the british left( doc.6). Because of cheap british good many to all weavers lost their jobs and became impoverished as said in document 3. So yes the british showed they could control an economy very well however they could not control the ruined land and people. Despite the fact Britain created sound laws against killing, economic opportunities and improved the health of most indians they still caused more harm than
They both fell from similar reasons although there was some differences. One similarity in Han China and Rome was that they were invaded constantly. The Han were invaded by the Xiongnu, the Kazakhs, and Mongols. Emperors in Han china offered the Xiongnu many items in return for peace but they didn 't have enough to pay everyone!Eventually the Han ended the Xiongnu but it came at a price. They had little money left over which put the government into turmoil.