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.
Supported by a backdrop of politically favorable winds and a generous endowment, the Emperor commissioned the undertaking of explorations to an experienced Admiral named Zheng He. Having grown up an imposing man, despite earlier castration at the hands of Chinese soldiers in his youth and the fate to live life as a eunuch, Zheng He became a testament to both triumph and the unfathomable repulsiveness of human history. Nevertheless, a fortuitous placement in the household of future Ming ruler Yongle ultimately provided a formal
From early on Napoleon was revered for his immense military prowess, admired for ending the destructive French Revolution. Although Napoleon was a triumphant commander early in his career, his following failures greatly detracted from his initial success. Other than military victories, success can be defined as achieving one’s goals; Napoleon’s main focus was power. Napoleon was extremely hungry for power, ambitiously elevating his position from a soldier to the Emperor of France, a position he created for himself. Napoleon successfully overthrew the dictatorial Directory in 1799, preventing France from falling prey to corrupt leadership.
Qin Shi Huang’s ACCOMPLISHMENTS BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENT Qin Shi Huang’s biggest accomplishment was that he unified China. To do this, he had to defeat six other Kingdoms. They were Han, Zhao, Yan, Wei, Chu and Qi. Zhao fell in 228 BC, Yan in 226 BC, Wei in 225 BC. The powerful Chu fell in 223 BC and Qi in 221 BC.
On the 2 December 1804 was Napoleon di Buonaparte coroneted emperor over the empires he had created from dust and blood, the empire that stretched from the beaches of Corsica to the dunes of the Netherlands. Why did he create this huge empire and what was his goals and destiny that he had planned for it? Napoleon had a dream that he needed to fulfil. He wanted to build an empire out of Europe for the sake of unity and control, this dream was fuelled by his great knowledge of history. This knowledge of history can also be noted when analysing his military tactics and advancements.
During the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) art completely changed in style and purpose. More specifically when the Communist Party took over the minds and hearts of China in 1949, propaganda seen in art was used to influence them and further make Mao Zedong an icon and hero. This movement changed the art of China into a modernized art, an art that was no longer showing the spirit of the old China but a new spirit that sparked through Mao Zedong's teachings. Through the elimination of traditional-style artworks, its artist and of those not in favor of Mao Zedong’s ideals, China brutally metamorphosised into a modern nation. Through the articles by Julia Andrews “The of Cultural Revolution” and by Liu Chunhua, “Painting Pictures of Chairman Mao is Our Greatest Happiness” and “Art that Serves Proletarian Politics,” and the film “Making Mao” this essay will analyse the change in art and the new spirit that the new and modern artwork spoke and communicated to the people of China.
The transition from republic to empire was due to the colossal feats of both Julius Caesar and Octavian also known as Caesar Augustus. Julius Caesar was a pragmatic military commander and politician that eventually rose up and became the first emperor of Rome. His accomplishments for Rome were vast due to his military expertise but eventually lead to his betrayal and demise. Octavian lived a similar but different life than Julius Caesar. While Julius Caesar’s life ended in tragedy, Octavian was able to live out his life and be an emperor.
In Ancient India, the people named their flag after Asoka. He did great things for the Mauryan Empire that gave a good ending, but were the means of the ending just? Asoka ruled Ancient India and changed the history of it doing good and bad things for himself but for his empire. Was it being Ruthless or Enlightened? His responsibility for many deaths, his wanting of unfair wars, the unjust laws all clearly imply that Asoka is a Ruthless Conqueror.
My True Teacher Reading Vietnam history, I discovered that Tam was the greatest Vietnamese general in Tran’s dynasty in the thirteen century. I came across which qualities made him a successful leader. Scholar curiosity, dedication, and tenacity – these core attributes drove him to the genius strategist of the China - Vietnam War. He devoted most of his life to fighting against Chinese conquerors, the most powerful invading army in the world, who oppressed the Vietnamese. Tam’s troops destroyed the Chinese warriors like King David killed Goliath in the bible.
First, Shi Huangdi had the power to do just about kind of punishment to his people. He could either kill them, or he could send them on one of his ambitious building projects such as the Great Wall of China. Also, Shi Huangdi had so much power that no one would even dare to question his actions. If his actions were questions, Shi Huangdi would have punished the person questioning him. Finally, Shi Huangdi felt he had so much power that he should be protected for the afterlife.
Qin Shi Huangdi was the first emperor to unify all regions of China into one single empire, taking drastic steps and measures to achieve this aim. He conquered six kingdoms and survived many attempts on his life. Through his barbarity and brutality, he had earned himself the title of the most successful and influential man of China. The State of Qin believed in a political philosophy called Legalism, which justified strict and centralized control and using the people to strengthen Qin. They believed that part of strengthening his rule was to force everyone to simply obey, not speak out against him and by decreeing even how people could write, what they could believe and what they could do.
Can you believe that at age 13 Ying Zheng became the Chinese state of Qin. Stated in the articles ¨ Qin Shihuangdi¨ (page 297 in Discovering our Past: Ancient Civilization and ¨The First Emperor¨ ( By Daniel Cohen) Qin Shihuangdi was a tyrant. Qin Shihuangdi was a lavish ruler. For example, he didn´t spend money on the empire. Instead, he used the money building palaces and a gigantic tomb for himself for his death.
The name of our hero is George Washington. He is our hero because he was the first to become president of the U.S.A, he was also a chief of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. George Washington was asked to be the general of the United states first army and he was asked to be the first President. George Washington is our hero because if he hadn’t won the war the United States most likely would have been punished for Rebelling and severely punished. We also might have lost all of our freedoms to Britain and had to pay even more taxes.