Chinese Hist Lecture 5

Chinese Hist Lecture 5 - Han dynasty 206 BC - 220 AD...

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Han dynasty 206 BC - 220 AD Confucianism becomes state orthodoxy balance and mutual dependence between emperor and bureacracy the xiongu threat, han militarism, and Han expansionism Silk Roads Growth of powerful landed elite in the later Han Popular Daoism (religious Daoism) Yin/Yang and Five Elements Theory Yellow Turban Uprising 184 AD Terms - Chang'an (present day Xian) - Xiang Yu - Liu Bang (becomes Han Gaozu, founding emporer of Han) - Han Wudi - Taixue (highest school, or state university) - "The" Confucian Classics (changes, poetry, documents, rites, spring and autum annals - Four tiered social status system (Confucian Ideal) (scholars; farmers; artisans; merchants) - Taklamakan Desert - Huang Lao (synthesis between Yellow Emporer and Laozi - Liu Bang , later known as Han Gaozu is the first Han emporer. he started as a commoner. he trusted and used his ministers. he was a good military leader, but not very gentlemanly. - he had his ministers fabricate a geneology for him since he was a commoner
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