china persian chart

Document Sample
china persian chart Powered By Docstoc
					                                                    PERSIAN Chart

Culture/Civilization: China

Time Period: Classical Period (Qin Dynasty 221 B.C.E.-207 B.C.E.; Han Dynasty 202 B.C.E.-220 C.E.)

                                     Factual Information                      Quote                  CCOT
                          Qin Empire
POLITICAL                   Shi huangdi
 Leaders, Elites           Bureaucracy
 Structure--Laws           Legalism- enhance state power and
 Role of Religion             wealth; enact strict laws creating
 Conflict                     social harmony
 Diplomacy, Treaties     Han Empire
 Judicial                  Liu Bang-former peasant and village
                              headman; held coalition of forces
                              together
                            Wudi-Han expansion
                            Wang Mang (ruled from 9 C.E.-23
                               C.E.)
                            bureaucracy
                          Qin
ECONOMIC                      
 Philosophy              Han
 Focus                        Xian (large, walled town)
 Trade, Commerce              Towns normally had mining,
 Capital/Money                  manufacturing, and trade
 Role of merchants            Conquest in the wets and south led to
                                 more trade routes
                               Long distance trade was expanded to
                                 the borders
                               Trade with other civilizations were
                            controlled by large companies
                           Merchants became wealthy but were
                            at the bottom of the social structure
                            because of Confucianism




                         Qin
RELIGIOUS                     Legalism
 Origins                Han
 Beliefs, Teaching         Confucianism; attraction to Daoism
 Conversion                Confucian hierarchy- agriculturists
 Holy Books                  were placed over artisans
 Influence on Society      Civil service exams based off of
                              Confucian teachings
                            Confucianism put merchants on the
                              lowest social class
                     Qin
SOCIAL                  Peasants made up the army
 Family             Han
 Gender Relations      Knowledge of Confucian teachings
 Social Classes          allowed one to gain royal power
 Inequalities—         Only wealthy could afford to take
  coercive labor          civil service exams
 Life Styles           Three groups-the literate shi, the
                          ordinary but free subjects, and the
                          underclass
                        Women subordinate to men but had
                          rights. i.e. participation in family
                          rituals, literacy, education, and
                          ability to remarry after husband’s
                          death.
                        Women had status based on their
                          ability to produce male children.
                        Peasants had to devote some days to
                          public working
                        Artisans had a higher status than
                          peasants
                        Merchants were the bottom class
                        Qin
INTELLECTUAL,                Developed standardized scripts,
ARTS                          coinage, weights, and measures
 Art, Music                 Construction of Great Wall of China
 Writing, Literature        Began construction on many canals
 Philosophy                  and roads
 Math & Science             Advanced military technology
 Education             Han
 Technology                 Civil service exams were established
                              at the first century B.C.E.
                             Brush pen and paper, water mills,
                              rudders, compasses, porcelain
                              ceramics
                             Silk making and new mining
                              techniques
                            China
NEAR: GEOGRAPHY             To the North: Gobi Desert
 Location                  To the East: Pacific ocean
 Physical                  Huang he and Yangzi rivers
 Movement                  To the West/Southwest: Tien Shan/
 Human/Environment           Himalayan mountains, deserts
 Region
                            To the Southeast: thick jungles


Notes:

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:158
posted:1/4/2012
language:English
pages:4