Rome Han Comparison

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  • grand canal wasn't built in Han?
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  • Correct if I'm wrong, but wasn't the Great Wall constructed in the Qin dynasty and in the Han dynasty they just continued it and made it more stable?
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  • The Great Wall was started in the Han dynasty.
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  • The Great wall was built in the 220's BC just before the rise of the Han.
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Rome Han Comparison

  1. 1. Roman Empire and Han Dynasty A Short Comparison AP World History
  2. 2. Roman Empire
  3. 3. Han Dynasty
  4. 4. Characteristics <ul><li>Han China </li></ul><ul><li>Well organized bureaucracy based upon Confucian ideas and education </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Well organized bureaucracy founded on Roman law and classical learning </li></ul>
  5. 5. Characteristics <ul><li>Han China </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on Family ancestors: patriarchical </li></ul><ul><li>Reliance on landed gentry </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering accomplishments: roads, canals, the Great Wall </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on family: pater familias </li></ul><ul><li>Reliance on patricians </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering accomplishments: roads, aqueducts, amphitheatres, domes, sewage systems, central heating </li></ul>
  6. 6. Characteristics <ul><li>Grand Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Roads </li></ul>
  7. 7. Characteristics <ul><li>Great Wall </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Aqueduct </li></ul>
  8. 8. Characteristics <ul><li>Han China </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Confucianism, Daoism, native gods, intro to Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Emperor as god, paganism, intro to Christianity </li></ul>
  9. 9. Decline of Han Dynasty <ul><li>Infighting among ruling elites </li></ul><ul><li>Inequitable distribution of land - tax burden fell on peasants rather than on large landowners </li></ul><ul><li>Series of peasant rebellions </li></ul><ul><li>Generals usurp political power - become warlords </li></ul>
  10. 10. Decline of Han Dynasty <ul><li>220 CE generals divide empire into three kingdoms. </li></ul><ul><li>Emigration of nomadic peoples into N. China kept country disunited </li></ul>
  11. 11. Decline of Roman Empire <ul><li>Internal opposition - barrack emperors </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulties in administering vast empire creates rivalries and divisions of authority </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern and Western Empire - capital moved to Constantinople </li></ul>
  12. 12. Decline of Roman Empire <ul><li>Germanic invasions by Vandals, Ostrogoths, and Visigoths </li></ul><ul><li>476 Odacer deposes final Western Roman Emperor </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Roman Empire becomes Byzantine Empire - lasts another 1000 years </li></ul>
  13. 13. Shared Characteristics <ul><li>Decline in Morals and Values </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decline in those values that have upheld this particular society together </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Public Health and Urban Decay </li></ul><ul><li>Political Corruption </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment and Inflation </li></ul><ul><li>Inferior technology </li></ul><ul><li>Military Spending </li></ul>

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