AP. World Sui Dynasty Overview - The Sui Dynasty Overview Wen Di founded the Sui Dynasty in 589ce The Sui Dynasty began when Emperor Wen's daughter

AP. World Sui Dynasty Overview - The Sui Dynasty Overview...

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The Sui Dynasty Overview Wen Di founded the Sui Dynasty in 589ce. The Sui Dynasty began when Emperor Wen's daughter became the Empress of Northern Zhou, which made her new step- son the emperor. After Wen conquered and crushed an army from one of the eastern province, Wen took the throne by force and proclaimed himself emperor. Once he had power, Wen was able to initiate reforms to try and strengthen his empire and reunify China Sui Accomplishments They also built granaries which provided them with a stable source of cheap food during famine years. The Sui dynasty also had a stable economy, which was militaristic, and they were legalists. The Sui made the Grand Canal, which was one of their biggest accomplishments. They had slaves dig a canal so they could trade easier, and get around better and more efficiently. The Grand Canal was built by slaves who were forced to dig a canal with just shovels. The Grand Canal was made to help the Sui with trade and transportation. Second, the Sui developed granaries. They built the granaries around the capitols and they were made to supply the Sui

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