Borders expand, trade routes expand Chin Dynasty Han Dynasty
Emperors of the Han Dynasty Liu Pang rose to power. This is the beginning of the Han dynasty. Under the Han emperors, there was a system of meritocracy. People were given jobs based on their abilities.. Government leaders followed the teaching of Confucius. These officials were supposed to be well- educated gentlemen with manners. Knowledge of history, music, and poetry was important. Emperor Wu-Ti brought change. Trade, education, and government thrived. He improved the economy by repairing and building canals and roads. With better canals and roads, people could travel easier. Goods could be delivered faster. Trade improved. Wu-Ti ordered that granaries be built across the empire.
What was the Silk Road? Begun by Emperor Wu-Ti of the Han Dynasty 4000 miles of trade routes, not just one road Carried foods like grapes, figs, cucumbers and walnuts Furs, Muslin, glass, silk Exchange of ideas, religions, technology Used by merchants, migrants, pilgrims and soldiers Plagues and diseases traveled the route too! Land and sea routes to and from China
Assignment 7_05 Complete sense chart using template on announcement page. list at least three details for each of the five senses include one image for each of the five categories include factual information from the lesson to support what you are sensing or experiencing
See I would see camels carrying merchandise from China to Europe! I would see men trading textiles in the market place to use for clothing. I would also see the vast ocean during my travel along the sea trade routes of the Silk Road