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Bellringer Copy the Objective: I will be able to explain the rise of the Qin Dynasty, the unification of the economy, and the Han Dynasty leaders. What measures did Shi Huangdi take to strengthen the empire and organize the government? What characterized the government of China during the Han dynasty?
5.3 Warring Kingdoms Unite Read & take Cornell Notes on the following cues: The Qin Dynasty Unifying Economy and Culture The Han Dynasty
5.3 Compare and Contrast Chart DynastyPositive ContributionsNegative Attributes Qin Han
5.3 Compare and Contrast Chart DynastyPositive ContributionsNegative Attributes Qin -Shi Huangdi – Zheng – 1 st Emp. Of Qin dynasty -Great Wall – connected other walls – protected N. boarder 4500 miles -New roads – helped army put down uprisings -divided China into districts -united china – 1 economy & 1 culture -one currency, sys. Of weights & measures, sys of writing, law code -round coin with square hole - harsh rule -tried to control thoughts of his ppl -outlawed ideas of Confucius & other scholars -believed in the ideas of legalism - punishment for bad behavior rewards for good -burned all books except medicine, technology, & farming -when ppl protested they were killed -after his death – chaos &civil war – overthrown Han -Liu Bang – 1 st emperor of Han dynasty -created stable gov’t – less harsh then Qin -lasted 400 years -Civil Service sys. Set up so gov’t ppl would be more educated – based on Confucianism -Wudi – strengthened army improved Gt. Wall, expanded empire – see map pg. 154 -after Wudi’s death – dynasty fell apart -young emperors struggles to keep power -roads & canals fell into disrepair -warlords gained pwr -Han dynasty ended – several smaller kingdoms formed
Writing Assignment Of the Qin and Han dynasties which do you think was better? Develop an argument explaining why you think this dynasty was better. Be sure to use the JAGS writing style
5.3 Quiz About how long did the Qin dynasty last? A. 10,000 generations B. Two generations C. 2 years D. 15 years Which of the following was not done by Shi Huangdi? A. He encouraged people to follow Confucianism so they would respect each other B. He ordered the building of the Great Wall of China C. He made sure that only one currency was used in China so trading would be easier D. He outlawed the ideas of Confucius and other thinkers How did Shi Huangdi deal with people who opposed him? A. He asked them to join his army and fight with him B. He had them trained for the civil service C. He made them leave China forever D. He had many of them killed
5.3 Quiz Which of the following is the Han dynasty known for? A. Harsh rule B. Stable government C. Poverty D. A terra-cotta army Which emperor expanded Chinese rule to its peak during the Han dynasty? A. Kung Fu Zi B. Shi Huangdi C. Liu Bang D. Wudi