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Postclassical China

By jbee
  • Jan 1, 604

    Grand Canal

    Grand Canal
    *604 construction completed on the Grand Canal linking Southern and Northern China.
    *increased trade and strenghtened the economy.
  • Jan 1, 604

    Sui Yangdi 2nd Sui emperor

    Sui Yangdi 2nd Sui emperor
    *Waged war on Korea.
    *Completed the Grand Canal
    *618 Sui Yangdi assassinated by buecratic minister.
  • Jan 1, 610

    rebellions

    rebellions
    *Hostility due to high taxes and conscription leds to rebellions in norhtern china.
  • Yang Jain

    Yang Jain
    *580 c.e. claims the Mandate of Heavan est. the Sui Dynasty
    *centralized gov't
    *Capital city at Chang'an
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    Sui Dynasty

    Yang Jina forced a 7 year old boy emperor apparent out of power and claimed the Mandate of Heaven. Once in power he strictly centralized power and began a series of large public works projects as well as sending his military to central Asia and southern China. This as well as high taxes ultimatly lead to rebellions and the fall of the Sui. Sui Dynasty*
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    Tang Dynasty