The Han relied heavily on agriculture and thought that tools and water systems were necessary to reduce labor. Documents 2 and 5 show the attitude of each society towards technological development. Doc. 2, written by a Han government official in the first century BC, demonstrates that the Chinese wanted to improve the quality of the tools to increase the productivity and efficiency. On the other hand,
They had more produce and access to goods that were scarce in other areas around them, so they had an advantage in trade. The agricultural surplus gave the Babylonians stability in their economy, which also made their empire stable (Bible History). They traded their agriculture for raw materials because that was rare in the Babylonian Empire (Albright, Paragraph 23). These raw materials were needed for daily life and used in the flourishing textile business. The raw materials were also used to create cabinet-making, gem-cutting, and metal-working industries in the empire that created jobs for the people (Bible History).
The Aztecs created new technology to help lower the amount of physical labor in their empire. "[Aztecs] were also busy developing a remarkable agricultural system called chinampas. Because of their strong military and agricultural success, Aztec leaders were able to rule some ten million people"(Aztec Intro Article). The Aztec people changed their way of living through their jobs in the fields. They worked everyday to maintain crops that grew "as far as the eye can see".
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
The Mongols had a lasting impression on the Chinese. The Yuan emperors had “improved upon the canals, transportation, and communication” to have a better outcome on trade profits (Doc 6). The Chinese hadn’t thought of boosting up their economy in this way; their idea was to produce more not make it easier to travel. In addition, the Mongols has a great system to get the word out to people the “messengers travel throughout his dominions more than 200,00 horses” (Doc. 8).
The main goal of this group was to improve the working and living conditions for farmers. They wanted to help farmers economically because the debts of farmers increased greatly due to the increase to monopolistic powers of big businesses, and banks (Getchell). In order for Garland’s short stories to be effective the stories need to fit a few criteria. The families represented need to be suffering economically, such as low income, high mortgages, and unfair trade. All of those aspects had some sort of impact on farmers of the late 1800’s.
For decades people have been wondering if the Han dynasty was effective or not. The Han dynasty was the dynasty after the Qin dynasty. Unlike the Qin dynasty that only ruled a short time of fourteen years, the Han dynasty ruled over four hundred years. So with the evidence that I have read, I believe that the Han dynasty was an effective government for a number of reasons. My first reason to believe this is that in the chapter warfare in TCI it says that the Han had a large and well organized army.
“Because nearly all economic activity has environmental consequences, roads also foster[ed] environmental change [in the region]” (Marks, 81). Agricultural develop in these new areas opened up allowing for more settlements throughout those regions and the expansion of the Chinese empire of the time. As roads and civilization expanded, a network of roads connecting China to the Central Asian trade was established, “this network of roads and trade routes later became known as ‘the silk road,’ ultimately going all the way to the eastern Mediterranean and the Roman
The Tang Dynasty was a monarchy(King and Queen). His rule started several centuries of economic prosperity(success in business) and cultural vibrancy(vibrancy: liveliness). The Tang had the most impressive and detailed law system. The Law system included four basic forms, Lu is for criminal law, Ling is for institutional regulations, Ge is for administrative rule, and Shi is formula of official document. In the Tang dynasty, there were eight social class.
These leaders enforced justice, were wealthy and elite. During China’s first Dynasty, the Xia Dynasty, around 16th Century B.C, when farmers wanted to be united and not fight with each other for their produce, they reached out to wealthier people who owned gold and silver and asked them to be their “leader”. They called these leaders royalty. These leaders who were far more “superior” and powerful than them, referred the people as “commoners”. The Tang Dynasty was full of power hungry leaders.
But when they got their own land, they really became “farmers” this time. In the other way, this policy directly increased the average earnings for every farmer. (Sowards)Also, this policy made farmers felt more confidence for their future life since they have their own land, they don’t need to worried about lost job based on how much they plant, instead, they can concentrate on how to plant crops more productive. Another policy made by the government that helped the progress on American farmers ' individual opportunity on land distribution was the Dawes Act in 1887. The Dawes Act is an act that the government directly took over Indians ' land and divided into allotments for the Indians.
Another thing I like farming so the land in the middle colonies was very fertile where we can grow many types of crops and food so that I don 't have to pay money for fruits, vegetables and food. And by selling the vegetables and fruits I can earn extra money also. I want to live in the New York and New Jersey because they are one of the powerful cities. They have many job opportunities. The transportation system is good.
The middle colonies had fertile soil, which was desirable for those who had skill in farming. Additionally, the middle colonies were much more diverse than dominantly-Puritan New England, attracting minorities who wanted to live in a religiously-tolerant area. The southern colonies had an economy almost purely based on agriculture with a warm climate that allowed for a long growing season. This was perfect for those who wanted to build large plantations to pass onto their children. The rich immigrants who came only
They made a living by working on the farms and selling those crops to the town. Farming was a good source of money because the fertile soil made it easy to grow crops like grain, trees, and potatoes. New York and Philadelphia were the Middle Colonies biggest cities. This was because
They relied on trading with the Indians for food (Farias, 2012, 30). Most of the southern settlers focused on devoting their farm land to harvesting cash crops. The north was more diverse with their land. Farming cash crops, in turn, made trade a lot more popular between other countries. The English settlers now had something they which made trading with them more appealing.