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The Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 CE), the Silk Road, and the rise of China
What was the impact of the wall?
Notice a difference between the two photos?
What do you think?
Strength through education
Traditional family values
Wealth through tradeHan Empire 206 bc – 220 adHow do you advance in society?
How would this improve society and bureaucracy?
Where do the Han under Emperor Wudi expand?
LOSE MANDATE OF HEAVEN
- Han opened trade to Europe using China’s most valuable export, silk (later porcelain too).
AKA…the Silk Road.
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