type of money, common currency makes it easier for different regions to trade with one another
round coin with a square hole in the middle
in ancient china Shi Huangdi ordered a new currency to be used by all
leader of of armed local bands, gained power after emperor Wudi/Han Dynasty died 87 BC
First Emperor" Unified China 221BC; strong and harsh ruler
Shi Huangdi 2
Built and underground clay-like army. Boasted his dynasty would last 10,000 generations
Ruler of the Qin Dynasty he became Shi Huangdi
1,400 miles long; Built by Shi Huangdi to protect his empire from enemies, particularly from the nomads on the Northern border
rebel who helped overthrow Shi Huangdi and the Qin. First emperor who had been born a peasant.
Warrior Emperor" came to power when he was 14; ruled for more than 50 years
About how long did Qin dynasty last?
15 years; 221BC-210BC under Shi Huangdi
How did Shi Huangdi deal with people who opposed him?
He had many of them killed.
Which of the following was NOT done by Shi Huangdi?
He encouraged people to follow Confucianism so they would respect each other.
Which of the following is the Han dynasty known for?
Which emperor expanded Chinese rule to its peak during the Han dynasty?
made farmers build roads so that he could crush rebellions by quickly sending in his armies
new dynasty rises
new dynasty rules
dynasty grows weak
period of violence
strong local ruler defeats other
doesn't do the hard work
local rulers fight for power
More Shi Huangdi
tried to control the thoughts of his people, outlawed Confucianism, burned books
202BC - 220AD (400 years)Liu Bang and his great-grandson Wudi.
Bronze work flourished during this dynasty.
Confucianism flourished/civil service system introduced during this dynasty.
Emperor whose main interest was war and military matters. Stretched area of Chinese rule.