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James McNeil (AC1302744)World Civilization HS150.2.1Bob Smith3/19/14In my paper I will be discussing The Sui Dynasty, The Tang Dynasty, and The Song Dynasty. Ok let’s start with The Sui Dynasty. The emperor wanted to create unifying ideology to enhance its efficiency. Yang Jian founded monasteries for both doctrines by turning to Daoism. He also appointed Buddhist monks to key positions as political advisers. Yang Jian was a conqueror, but he was also a builder. He order the construction of a canal from the capital to the Wei and Yellow Rivers a 100 miles east. Yang son, Sui Yangdi continued the canal 1,400 mile long Grand Canal connecting the two great rivers, the project was completed during his reign. The canal facilitated shipment of grains and other goods from southern provinces to populated north areas. It also serve as communication between two regions, permitting speedy dispatch of troops to troubled provinces. Sui also used the canal to inspect his emperor. The Sui Dynasty came to an end after Sui Yangdi death. After a fail campaign against Korea in 618 he was