Qin and Han China QT. 2 CH.7. Qin Dynasty. Han Dynasty. General Info. 221 B.C. - 206 B.C. 206 B.C. – 220 A.D. The Most Famous Ruler. First Emperor. Qin Shih Huangdi. Wu Ti. Dynasty. Dynasty. It was short-lived. It lasted over 400 years. Geography. Qin Dynasty.
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Qin and Han ChinaQT. 2 CH.7
221 B.C. - 206 B.C.
206 B.C. – 220 A.D.
The Most Famous Ruler
Qin Shih Huangdi
It was short-lived.
It lasted over 400 years.
Through Taoism, Zhang Jue began to convince masses of people that the Han rulers had lost the Mandate of Heaven. Subsequently, he called for a full blown rebellion which turned out to be extremely violent and destructive, and eventually lead to the downfall of the Han dynasty.
Liu Bang conquered the troops of the Qin Dynasty. After four years of war Liu Bang defeated his rival and established the Han Dynasty.
Dao: most widely used weapon.
Have blades and are used to slice, cut, hack and chop.
Qiang (spear): Referred to as the “king of the hundred weapons.”
Jiau (sword): During Han Dynasty, men of high position wore it to show their stature.
Ji (Halberd): a weapon with a steel tip mounted on a long pole. During the Han Dynasty it was replaced by the spear.
Population Growth & Decline
not only decreased population, but also disrupted trade, industry, finance, and society.
spread over the silk roads brought down the Han Empire .
As the empire expanded southward into present day Hong Kong, and later further towards Korea, Indochina, and Central Asia, people moved to these new areas as they provided new opportunities for farming, and overall wealth and prosperity.
Literature/Sacred Writings/Writing System