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Unformatted text preview: v) Some of the first to use Wheel Barrow (1) Helped to marketize the economy d) Military Campaigns and Foreign Relations ( Xiong Nu , Tributary relations) i) Xiong Nu (1) Huge steppe tribe (2) Son rose to power with a group of super loyal followers that killed his dad ii) Try to get alliances with tribes by giving gifts (1) Able to do this because the economy is booming e) Economic Developmentsdependence on the small farmer vs. rise of powerful familiesdistrust of merchants i) Monopolies or Laize Faire ii) Mistrust of Merchants (1) They were taxed heavily (2) Dont trust what theyre going to do with the money they make 2) The Eastern Han (25-220 C.E.) and the decline of the Empire: a) Wang Mang b) Later, Eastern Han Economy: Small farmers lose out to the rising power of landlord elites c) Fall of the Han: The Power of rebellions as a force in Chinese History 3) Random Notes a) Easy to take control cause Qin lowered power of the nobles...
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