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Title: China Until The Mongols


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China Until The Mongols
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The Sui Dynasty (581-618)
  • The Han dynasty falls in 220 (400 years!)
  • China splits up into rival kingdoms
  • Starts a 350 year Period of Disunion
  • Invasions from northern nomads
  • Northern Chinese head south for safety
    interesting cultural developments
  • China is reunited by a Northern ruler named Wendi
  • Starts the Sui Dynasty

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  • Wendi recentralized Chinese government
  • Biggest achievement was the Grand Canal
  • 1,000 mile waterway that connected Northern and
    Southern China
  • Still around today (but much bigger!)

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Fall of the Sui
  • Wendis son was a terrible leader
  • Yangdi forced millions of peasants to work
    (unpaid) on the canal
  • Also lived a crazy lavish lifestyle
  • Led to a peasant rebellion again the Sui Dynasty.
  • Yangdi is assassinated in 618.

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Next up, the Tang Dynasty (618 907)
  • Another Chinese Golden Age
  • Chinese Influence spreads
  • Chinese govt serves as the model for all of East
    Asia

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  • Regain parts of western China
  • Start to directly influence Korea
  • Increased contact with Japan
  • Also the AGE OF BUDDHISM
  • During the time of disunion many people turned to
    Buddhism
  • Becomes the state religion of the Tang

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The Tang Decline
  • 750s things go downhill
  • Nomads
  • Peasant rebellions
  • Weak rulers
  • 907 the Emperor is killed end of the Tang

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The Song
  • After the Tang China is divided for 50 years
  • Reunites under the Song in 960
  • Lasts about 300 years
  • Restore the central government
  • Neo-Confucianism
  • MOST ADVANCED SOCIETY IN THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!

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Song Territory
  • Song never regain western/northern lands
  • Buy peace with invading nomads Large gifts
    (really bribes)
  • In 1120 the Jurchen (nomads) conquer Northern
    China and start the Jin Empire
  • Song continues as the Sothern Song last 250
    years.

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Cultural Achievements of the Tang and Song
  • Literature and Arts
  • Tang produced some of Chinas greatest poets,
    painters, and artisans
  • Tang / Song Ceramics, porcelain
  • These luxury goods drive much of Chinas world
    trade

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  • Clearing Rain Du FuThe sky's water has
    fallen, and autumn clouds are thin,The western
    wind has blown ten thousand li.This morning's
    scene is good and fine,Long rain has not harmed
    the land.The row of willows begins to show
    green,The pear tree on the hill has little red
    flowers.A hujia pipe begins to play
    upstairs,One goose flies high into the sky. 

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INNOVATIONS OF THE TANG
  • Gunpowder
  • Magnetic Compass
  • Wood Block Printing

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PAPER MONEY pioneered by the Tang
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