Presentation on theme: "Sui, Tang, and Song China Review. Han Dynasty -Han falls in 220 AD -Next three hundred years filled with chaotic transition * Over thirty dynasties rise."— Presentation transcript:
Han Dynasty -Han falls in 220 AD -Next three hundred years filled with chaotic transition * Over thirty dynasties rise and fall
Sui Dynasty (581-618) Sui Wendi Accomplishments of Dynasties: ◦Rebuilt parts of the Great Wall ◦Completion of the Grand Canal Emperor assassinated and Sui Dynasty came to an end
Tang Dynasty (618-907) Tang Taizong Wu Zhao Accomplishments of Dynasties: – reinstated the civil service exam – Create stable economy – Expand roads, canals, etc – Expand empire into Manchuria, Vietnam, and Korea Northern tribal group overthrew the dynasty
Song Dynasty Manchurian people, the Jurchen, conquered Northern China and established their own empire Song rulers established a new capital at Hangzhou Song dynasty was known as the “Golden Age.” (innovations in rice cultivation, mechanical clock, movable type, gun powder, etc.