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    • 1. Imperial China
    • 2. A Lasting Model of Government Ch’in Dynasty 221 BCE
    • 3. 221 BCE Ch’in DynastyRuled only for 15 years but they were able to unify China
    • 4. They were able to stop barbaric invasions Great Wall of China Ch’in Dynasty
    • 5. Lasting Model of GovernmentThe Ch’in Established strong central control Ch’in Dynasty
    • 6. Lasting Model of GovernmentThe Ch’in Established strong central controlHow Bow Wow? Ch’in Dynasty
    • 7. Lasting Model of GovernmentThe Ch’in Established strong central controlHow Bow Wow?Adopted Legalism Ch’in Dynasty
    • 8. Lasting Model of GovernmentThe Ch’in Established strong central controlAdopted Legalism Ch’in Dynasty
    • 9. Lasting Model of GovernmentThe Ch’in Established strong central controlAdopted Legalism How? Ch’in Dynasty
    • 10. Lasting Model of GovernmentThe Ch’in Established strong central controlAdopted Legalism How? Used Reward and Punishment Ch’in Dynasty
    • 11. Adopted Legalism Used Reward and PunishmentThey Burned books that held ideas opposed to legalist principles;They weakened the Local lords by taking away their lands; How did they do that? Ch’in Dynasty
    • 12. They weakened the Local lords by taking away their land; Ch’in
    • 13. They weakened the Local lords by taking away their land; By changing the inheritance law Ch’in
    • 14. They weakened the Local lords by taking away their land; By changing the inheritance law Ch’in
    • 15. They weakened the Local lords by taking away their land; By changing the inheritance law Ch’in
    • 16. They weakened the Local lords by taking away their land; By changing the inheritance law Ch’in
    • 17. They weakened the Local lords by taking away their land; By changing the inheritance law Ch’in
    • 18. They weakened the Local lords by taking away their land; By changing the inheritance law Ch’in
    • 19. Lasting Model of GovernmentDivided their country into provinces each administered by Governor-General Ch’in Dynasty
    • 20. Lasting Model of GovernmentDivided their country into provinces each administered by Governor-GeneralLearned to ride horses Ch’in Dynasty
    • 21. Lasting Model of GovernmentDivided their country into provinces each administered by Governor-GeneralLearned to ride horsesSystem of road tied the country together Ch’in Dynasty
    • 22. Lasting Model of GovernmentDivided their country into provinces each administered by Governor-GeneralLearned to ride horsesSystem of road tied the country togetherStandardized measurements and coins Ch’in Dynasty
    • 23. Shih Huang Ti
    • 24. Shih Huang Ti Terra Cota Soldiers Ch’in Dynasty
    • 25. Downside Tyrrany and TerrorCh’in Dynasty
    • 26. Han DynastyLaw and Order Liu Pang First proclamation done to calm the people from the dictatorship
    • 27. Liu PangHe was a capable administrator as he was a warriorHan Dynasty
    • 28. Liu PangHe was a capable administrator as he was a warriorMonopolized Salt and IronHan Dynasty
    • 29. Liu PangHe was a capable administrator as he was a warriorMonopolized Salt and IronControlled the Land LordsHan Dynasty
    • 30. Liu PangHe was a capable administrator as he was a warriorMonopolized Salt and IronControlled the Land Lords How Bow Wow?Han Dynasty
    • 31. Liu Pang
    • 32. Liu PangControlled the Land Lords
    • 33. Liu PangControlled the Land Lords
    • 34. Han DynastyGovernment encourage population growth
    • 35. New Ruling ClassScholar-Officials Han Dynasty
    • 36. New Ruling ClassScholar-OfficialsStudy Confucianism Han Dynasty
    • 37. New Ruling ClassScholar-OfficialsStudy ConfucianismTake the Civil Service Exam Han Dynasty
    • 38. New Ruling Class Scholar-Officials Study Confucianism Take the Civil Service Exam By selecting onlyscholars who passed the examinations as officials Han Dynasty
    • 39. New Ruling Class Scholar-Officials Study Confucianism Take the Civil Service Exam By selecting onlyscholars who passed the examinations as officials Han Dynasty
    • 40. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor)Han Dynasty
    • 41. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor)Han Dynasty
    • 42. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor) AristocratHan Dynasty
    • 43. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor) AristocratHan Dynasty
    • 44. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor) Aristocrat ScholarsHan Dynasty
    • 45. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor)
    • 46. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor)
    • 47. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor) Aristocrat
    • 48. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor) Aristocrat
    • 49. Wu-Ti (Han 2nd Great Emperor) Scholars Aristocrat
    • 50. Han ExpansionHan Dynasty Roman Empire Considered equal to Chinese Civilization
    • 51. Han ExpansionHan Dynasty Roman Empire Considered equal to Chinese Civilization
    • 52. 2nd Century A.D. Han Dynasty Han Dynasty
    • 53. 2nd Century A.D. Han DynastyWho Created disorder? Han Dynasty
    • 54. 2nd Century A.D. Han DynastyWho Created disorder? Han Dynasty
    • 55. 2nd Century A.D. Han DynastyWho Created disorder? Aristorat Han Dynasty
    • 56. Han Dynasty Chaos/Disorder Emergence
    • 57. Han Dynasty Chaos/Disorder Emergence
    • 58. Han Dynasty Chaos/Disorder Emergence
    • 59. Han Dynasty Chaos/Disorder Emergence Buddhism
    • 60. Han Dynasty Chaos/Disorder Emergence Buddhism From India-1st Century AD
    • 61. Sui Dynasty Yang Ti : 2nd Emperor of Sui DynastyBuilt Imperial Canal Connecting Yangtze to Huang Ho
    • 62. What led to the downfall of Sui Dynasty? Taxes Sui Dynasty
    • 63. Tang Dynasty Rise of the Gentry Government officialScholars Aristocrat Landowners
    • 64. Tang DynastyLi Yuan and his son, Li Shih-min - Quickly captured the throne.
    • 65. Tang DynastyLi Yuan and his son, Li Shih-min - Quickly captured the throne.Li Yuan established the Tang Dynasty
    • 66. Tang DynastyLi Yuan and his son, Li Shih-min - Quickly captured the throne.Li Yuan established the Tang Dynasty
    • 67. Li Shih-Min ( T’ai-Tsung) Rare Combination of Warrior, Scholar and Administrator “An emperor collecting too heavy taxes is like a man eating his own flesh.”
    • 68. Li Shih-Min ( T’ai-Tsung) Tang DynastyControlled the Landlord
    • 69. Li Shih-Min ( T’ai-Tsung) Tang DynastyControlled the LandlordThey deprived the landlord of land and income by giving land to peasants
    • 70. Li Shih-Min ( T’ai-Tsung) Tang DynastyControlled the LandlordThey deprived the landlord of land and income by giving land to peasants On the other hand, it made the landlord hostile to the emperor.
    • 71. Reformed Civil Service Exam Tang Dynasty
    • 72. Reformed Civil Service Exam Tang DynastyUnder the Han Dynasty, Aristocrats did the recommendations, often they nominated their own sons and close relatives
    • 73. Reformed Civil Service Exam Tang DynastyUnder the Han Dynasty, Aristocrats did the recommendations, often they nominated their own sons and close relatives T’ai-tsung created National Colleges
    • 74. Education in ChinaIs not hereditary or religion, became the most important qualification for government service.
    • 75. Wu-Hou
    • 76. Wu-HouDaughter-in-law of T’ai-tsung
    • 77. Wu-HouDaughter-in-law of T’ai-tsungChina’s only woman emperor
    • 78. Wu-HouDaughter-in-law of T’ai-tsungChina’s only woman emperorHer armies regained much of the land lost by the previous emperors...
    • 79. Wu-HouDaughter-in-law of T’ai-tsungChina’s only woman emperorHer armies regained much of the land lost by the previous emperors...Ruled China for 15 years in spitelacking the approval of the court ministers
    • 80. Rise of the GentryGovernment officials - Tang Dynasty Their power increased
    • 81. Rise of the GentryGovernment officials - Tang Dynasty Their power increased How Bow Wow?
    • 82. Rise of the GentryGovernment officials - Tang Dynasty Their power increased How Bow Wow? because their responsibilities increased
    • 83. GentryGovernment officials - Tang Dynasty Because of the high statusthey performed no physical labor
    • 84. GentryGovernment officials - Tang Dynasty Because of the high statusthey performed no physical laborThey developed a leisurely, but expensive lifestyle
    • 85. GentryGovernment officials - Tang Dynasty Because of the high statusthey performed no physical laborThey developed a leisurely, but expensive lifestyle They became corruptto sustain their lifestyle by taking lands, etc.
    • 86. Failure of the Civil Service In practice, the civil service exam system did not completely fulfill its promise.
    • 87. Tang ClothingCrane: Sysmbol of Happiness
    • 88. Memorization The content of the examination is confinedin memorizing the dieas of great Chinese thinkers...Questions about science and math did not appear in the examination...never developed scientific technology... Never able to compete against the west (Technology)
    • 89. Chung-Kuo “Middle Kingdom” This belief made the study of other culture seem worthlessExcept for the Han and Tang DynastiesIdeas, as well as people traveled freely Contact with Muslim India encouragedadvances in Astronomy and mathematics
    • 90. Taoism Arts
    • 91. Sung DynastyFled Southward in 1127 AD- threatened by the nomadic tribes from the north.
    • 92. Painful symbol of StatusUpper class men displayed their status by showing that women were totally dependent on them
    • 93. Painful symbol of StatusUpper class men displayed their status by showing that women were totally dependent on them
    • 94. Painful symbol of StatusUpper class men displayed their status by showing that women were totally dependent on them Practice of Foot-binding
    • 95. foot-binding
    • 96. XenophobiaFear and hatred of strangersXenophobes argues that looking inwardwas the only way China could survive.
    • 97. Yuan Dynasty 1209 Invaded by the Mongols Genghis Khan For the first time, China’s long and brilliant history foreign people ruled the land...
    • 98. Yuan Dynasty - Mongol Kublai Khan Established the Yuan Dynasty Came into contact with Europe
    • 99. Marco PoloVenice - ItalySilk road
    • 100. Ming Dynasty Last Chinese Dynasty 1368 AD Returned to Sung Dynasty’s Isolation. Less creative society for they thought everything is already in China...
    • 101. Manchu Dynasty 2nd Foreign Dynasty Manchuria Enacted a law to segregate Manchus from Chinese
    • 102. Queue Manchu Dynasty Chinese male were forced to wear a braid as a sign of loyalty and subservience