ming dynasty philosophy and government

ming dynasty philosophy and government - 3. Discuss the...

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3. Discuss the establishment of the Ming Dynasty. What philosophies and governmental structures did the Hongwu emperor adapt from earlier Chinese history? How unique in Chinese history was Hongwu in choosing to rule as an autocrat? Video- early Chinese civilizations. .how unique was he in ruling Zhu Yuanzhang declared himself the Hongwu Emperor “Grand Military Achievement” Zhu Yuanzhang  Buddhist Religion, but also a Confucian emerged as leader of large military band- Red Turban rebellions o must rebel since Buddha is not coming soon Overthrew Yuan and declared himself emperor Merciless autocrat- paranoid and kept tabs on what everyone was doing knew what everyone did and who they were  Government and Society Confucianism (551 A.D.-479 B.C.)- reestablished confucianism as the basic  philosophy of the government that is set up. Would be useful to Zhu Yuanzhang b/c of some of the beliefs.  Becomes a religion. 
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course HIST 1060 taught by Professor Mitchener during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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