Unformatted text preview: b. Society and government would work through exchanging gifts, weren’t bribes, but if he didn’t give them his superiors would be mad and may be reflected in the reports they wrote. If is so expected that when someone gave more than the usual it was seen as bribery i. Big favors require more gifts IV. Document C a. Government tried to encourage those who stuck next to moderate standards V. Document E a. The magistrate is trying to get taxes so he tries to build a road and wants people to collect taxes instead of having public punishments, so he is bending the rules so that he can work through the system. b. The gentry have refused to pay their taxes and their neighbors can’t afford to pay ti off. Instead of humiliating them through some punishment he starts to keep their social prestige intack and is going to send them asking for taxes....
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- Spring '10
- magistrate, Gentry, social prestige intack