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Chinese Empire 600 CE - 1450 CE

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FC: Chinese Empire: 600 CE - 1450 CE | By: Allie, Mackenzie, and Maddy

1: Chinese Empire | * China had two major dynasties during the period of 600 to 1450 * They were the Tang Empire and Song Dynasty

2: Tang Empire | > The Tang Empire was formed after Sui Yangdi's death. > Their leader was Tang Taizong reigned from 627 - 649 > They used a equal-field system to insure correct distribution of land to suppress concentration of land ownership > They founded gunpowder

3: > They grew fast ripening rice > They used new metallurgical techniques > They produced iron and steel, and used coke in the furnace instead of coal > They had high quality porcelain, paper money, extensive irrigation system including dikes, reservoirs, dams, and canals

4: Song Dynasty | > They were reorganized China after Tang collapse > They were the least militarized of all Chinese dynasties and not a very powerful state > They put more importance on civil administration, industry, and education > Song Taizu reigned over the Song Empire from 960 - 976 > Taizu had a reputation for honesty and effectiveness

5: > He considered all state administrators as servants of the government > They're religion was mainly Confucianism but Mahayana Buddhism gradually became popular > They produced iron nails, waterproof ships and bulkheads, canvas and bamboo sails, rudders, and compasses

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