January 24- Government

January 24- Government - January 24, 2007 5 Military...

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January 24, 2007 Emperor 5 Military Commissions 6 Boards (Ministries) Censorate Eastern Depot Regional Provinces (Governors) Guards Canties (Magistrate) 1. Creation, legitimating, elevation (ritual and practical) of monarchy rose as a solution to a problem 2. The bureaucracy arise as a solution to a problem 3. The meritocractic as a solution to a problem I. Once a ruler in power he doesn’t want to rely on violence to keep him in power. a. A ruler to govern by violence is likely to be overthrown violently i. Monarchy stops the cycle of violence 1. By not having to deal with a power struggle b. During the Han period i. Many child emperors and all the family would be fighting for power and the child would be murdered. Family members would kill one another. Much violence because monarch hasn’t been elevated yet. II. Legitimacy a. Document V of January 22, 2007 III. Elevation a. The eunuchs are to take care of the palace women and make sure that no one is sleeping with his concubines. b. Yongle is different from everyone else i. When he wake up everything is done for him such as grooming ii. Physicians have to bow down when they take care of him
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