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TANG AND SONG CHINA. Tang and Song period= China’s Golden Age; arguably the richest, most powerful, and most advanced country in the world at this point.

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1 TANG AND SONG CHINA

2 Tang and Song period= China’s Golden Age; arguably the richest, most powerful, and most advanced country in the world at this point Wendi united northern and southern China 350 years after the collapse of the Han Dynasty; he forms the Sui Dynasty; it falls after two emperors; why? Tang dynasty lasts for nearly 300 years; founded by Tang Taizong (ruled ). China retakes northern and western lands lost in the late Han; China takes Korea; role of Empress Wu Zhao (only female emperor)

3 WU ZHAO TANG TAIZONG

4 TANG AND SONG CHINA civil service examinations; merit vs class mid 700s= huge tax increases and border problems lead to unease 907- rebellion kills last Tang emperor ( a child) 960- Taizu proclaims himself the first Song Emperor; this dynasty also lasts around 300 years; the empire is smaller but still powerful During these periods China becomes the most populous country in the world Movable type gunpowder

5 TAIZU

6 TANG AND SONG CHINA More inventions: porcelain/mechanical clocks/paper money/negative numbers and algebra magnetic compass and role of sea travel Gentry- what does that mean role of women and foot binding

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