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What are the dates of the Qin Dynasty

221-206 BC

Why dynasty was replaced by the Qin Dynasty

Zhou Dynasty

Who was the first emperor of China and the Qin dynasty.

Shi Huangdi

What kind of government was the Qin Dynasty

An autocracy

What kind of government was it, centralized or decentralized


How did Shi Huangdi rule?

He used the legal system to intimidate people

What were Huangdi's Achievements?

Unified China, Centralized Gov, Great wall of China, Compass, Wheel Barrow, and Horse Harness, roads, boat steering rudder, currency, refinements of map-making

What were the bad things about Qin dynasty

Harsh legalism, fear, censorship, burning books, income gaps between rich and poor, hard labor, high taxes,

Good things about the Qin dynasty

Started the great wall, total control, efficient, gave rewards, favored agriculture

When was the Han dynaster

202 -220 BCe

What war did the Han Dynasty end

Civil war

First emporer of Han Dynasty

Lu Bang

How would you characterize Lu Bang

He was not a pushover. He made plans, and he had methods to his plan.

True or False, Lu Bang raised taxes


What beliefs did Lu Bang adopt?


Did Lu Bang have central government


Which of the emporers provided peace and stability?

Lu Bang

Who became emperor when Lu Bang died?

His son, but in name only.The real ruler was his mother

What did Lu Bang do?

He lowered taxes, brought peace, stability, Confucious teachers, created the idea of goals and methods of getting to goals.

What was Lu Bang's mother's goal after Lu Bang died?

To stay in power

Which emporer had the goal of expanding through war?

Lu Bang and the Han dynasty

What areas did Lu Bang and the Han dynasty conquer

Korea, Vietnam, Manchoria

What secret was closely guardecd by the Han dynasty

How to make silk

What was the social structure of the Han Dynasty

Strict social structure, rich stayed rich, poor stayed poor, and women were expected to devote themselves to the family.

What did the Han Dynasty Invent

Paper, wheelbarrow, collars for horses

Who took power from Alexander the Great?

Chandragupti Maurya

What did Chandragupti Maurya fear?


How did his fears affect Chandragupti Maurya

He had people test his food and never slept in the same bed twice

How did Chandragupti Maurya organize the empire?

He divided the Empire into 4 provinces headed by a royal prince. Provinces had local districts headed by officials who collected taxes.

Who was exempted from military service under Chandragupti Maurya

Farmers -to be sure there was enough food to feel the warriors

Who was Chandragupti Maurya's assistant?


What did Kautilya do?

Wrote the Ruler's Handbook. He supported royal punishment and spying on people, supported royal power & carrying out political assassinations.

What was Asoka?

He was an emporer who replaced Chandragupti Maurya.

What is Asoka famous for?

Bringing empire to height and dedicating himself to Buddhism, roads with wells, made travel easier, made common currency. traded with Greece

What is Catbud

An acronym for Commoncurrency, Agriculture, TradewithGreece, Bureaucracy, UnifiedIndia Dividedintoprovidences

Which emperor dedicated himself to Buddhism?


Who wrote the Ruler's Handbook?


How was religion viewed in India

You could be any religion you wanted to be.

Under which ruler were women expected to be devoted to the family?

Lu Bang and the Han Dynasty

Which leader developed traded with Greece


Who wrote the Ruler's Handbook


What dynasty upheld harsh legalism?

Qin Dynasty

Who created the idea of goals and methods to reaching your goals

Lu Bang

Who developed the wheelbarrow


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