The Mongols were a ruthless, controlling power in Asia during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries with a gargantuan empire that expanded across essentially the entire continent. The impact of their rule formed a lasting impact on states centuries after its collapse in 1368. Mongol conquest of the Song dynasty involving cutting of and methods of ruling such as keeping traditions of Confucianism and squandering money greatly influenced China and the Ming dynasty culturally, demographically, politically and economically. This state was united by a simple tribesman among the steppe named Temujin. After his father was poisoned by political enemies, he began developing a personal following, which quickly expanded over numerous rival tribes.
The Qin Empire lasted 221 B.C.E -210 B.C.E. The rise of the Han Empire started with the death of Shi Huang Di in 210 B.C.E. With the death of Shi Huang Di, the whole empire was in turmoil due to the Qin Empire’s ruthlessness. Lots of rebellions occurred all over the empire. China however did not revert back to the state before unification and instead a rebel leader named Liu Bang managed to take hold of the empire.
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.
Some of us wonder what ways did Sun Tzu use the game of Go when applying strategy. The response return us backward around 500 centuries B.C. At that time, Sun Tzu, the fighter, theorist and the inventor of The Art of War made use of his strategic thought and positively headed the nation of Wu's statistically inferior military to defeat the bigger and dominant soldiers of the Empire of Chu to the West. He was able to turn the probabilities in his favor and eventually King Helu of Wu governed the huge area in the east of China. The only thing that splits existing period's world from his legacy is a slit of two eras; else his strategic thought exceeds interval and seems to be extra appropriate currently.
Since then the country has seen many wars mostly involving boarder issues with neighboring China. The country has been through many civil wars along with fighting enemies abroad at the same time. Vietnam was not on the radar of most powerful countries until the French Indochina war in the mid-nineteenth century. Then again, during the Second World War with the Japan Empire over taking Vietnam and forcing all that opposed to force labor to work for the Japan Empire’s war machine (Elanor Jane Sterling, 2007). After the turn of World War II, the country forced into yet again a civil war between the communist and the people’s republic of Vietnam.
Soon after, construction work on his mausoleum was started. Although the kingdoms had been warring for over 200 years, Shi Huang through military strength and strategy was able to conquer the other kingdoms and unify them under his command. He then proclaimed himself the first emperor of China in the year 221 B.C. Under his rule the Great Wall was built, a single code of law was established, and a single written language was implemented. (Sayre) It was after the warring stopped that full-scale construction
The great and magnificent country of China was brought together by one proud and powerful emperor. Throughout his whole life he has achieved several numerous, cruel, and incredible acts.To Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China, built the Great Wall, burned books, created feudalism, and made an underground palace as his last resting spot. Before Qin Shi Huangdi become a strong emperor, his roots came directly from the royal throne of the Qin clan. He was born in China in 259 B.C. as Ying Zheng ("Qin Shi Huang, Emperor of China")(“Shi Huangdi”).
THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA The Great Wall of China is more than 6,000 km long and runs from the Yalu River on the border with North Korea to the Gobi Desert. The Great Wall was built to protect the Han Chinese people from Manchurian and Mongolian invaders. Minor kings, called warlords, built individual walls to defend their territories during the period of the Warring States (403 BCE to 220 BCE). These individual walls were connected into one Great Wall by the first Chinese emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi, during the latter part of his reign (246 BCE to 208 BCE). The Great Wall continued to be repaired and extended over the next several centuries by different emperors.
The Zhou clan had been growing more and more powerful under the former Zhou commander Wen. The King feared the growing power of the Zhou clan and set out to have Wen imprisoned. The King later released him and gave him no more thought until Wen died and his son Wu took over to topple the Shang dynasty. In 1046 B.C.E., the Shang dynasty’s army of 53,000 soldiers and a militia of peasants stood up against the Zhou dynasty of 50,000 soldiers in hundreds of
China 's Golden Age: Everyday Life in the Tang Dynasty - Notes Ch. 1 History (p. 1-18) Rebellion : 617-618 (p. 1) - Sui Dynasty falls to a combination of rebellions, invasions, bad campaigns, and mishandling of resources. - Commander Li Yuan (Gaozu) rose to power and forms the Tang Dynasty. Reconstruction : 618-683 (p. 1-4) - Gaozu claims western capital in 617 and renames it to Changan. - Reformation of government, education system, finances, and security.