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Describe the rule of Qin Shihuangdi (the 1 st emperor of China). Adherence to legalism Persecution of Dissenters ( buried people alive) Created administrative districts to govern empire * He helped unify China by standardizing measurements, weights, standardized script.

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Describe the rule of Qin Shihuangdi (the 1st emperor of China).

  • Adherence to legalism

  • Persecution of Dissenters ( buried people alive)

  • Created administrative districts to govern empire *

  • He helped unify China by standardizing measurements, weights, standardized script


How did Qin Shihuangdi react to criticism from Daoists and Confucians?

  • He executed all dissenters

  • Burned books even classical Chinese text


How the Han Dynasty emerge?

  • Chin Shi Shihuangdi died and shortly after rebels massacred the Qin court

  • Liu Bang led a peasant rebellion and declared himself the 1st Han Emperor

  • He had brilliant advisors and the loyalty of his troops


What were the new technologies used by the Han Dynasty ?

  • Paper

  • Sericulture

  • Iron Metallurgy

  • Sundials

  • Calendars


What were the new technologies used by the Han Dynasty ?

  • Paper

  • Sericulture

  • Iron Metallurgy

  • Sundials

  • Calendars


What factors led to the fall of the Han Dynasty?

  • Social tensions between rich and poor

  • Land Distribution: A few people had the majority of the land

  • Economics difficulties : Han Wudi military ventures caused the empire to seize land and raise taxes


Why was Han Wudi known as the Martial Emperor?

  • He defeated Korea and Vietnam

  • He defeated the Xiongnu


What were some of the accomplishments of Achaemeneds?

  • Had a huge empire

  • Created a postal system

  • Created an efficient tax system

  • Were tolerant rulers


Why is Zoroastrianism an important religion to world history?

  • Zoroastrianism would share several characteristics with Monotheistic faiths such as Christianity, Islam, and Judaism


What factors caused the Achaemenid to decline?

  • Greek oppression (Ionia) caused people to rebel against the Persians

  • Eventually Alexander the Great conquered Persia


Describe the significance of the Qanat


What group did the Achaemenidsmost closely resemble?

  • The Aryans


What is the definition of a Satrap?

  • an imperial provincial governor


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