Name
/劉/
Surname
Name
/公主/
Surname
公主
Name
/昌平公主/
Surname
昌平公主
Marriage
Death of a father
China Government/Dynasties
Han Dynasty
from 202 to 220
Note: Source citation: Han Dynasty Wikipedia
Note: Unification furthered, but harshness lessened and Confucianism made
China Government/Dynasties
Qin or Chin Dynasty
from 221 to 209
Note: Source citation: Jin Dynasty Wikipedia
Note: Zhou rulers had made it a policy to decentralize power, creating a network of powerful lords who first overthrew the Zhou ruler and then competed for the throne. The winner was Shi Huangdi. The self proclaimed first emperor not only unified China, but went about standardizing writing, weights, and measures throughout his kingdom. This was used to promote internal trade among the newly acquired states. During this time, many schools of thought were outlawed; only Legalism was given official sanction. The only way for emperor to keep his nation
China Government/Dynasties
Three Kingdoms
from 220 to 280
Note: Source citation: Three Kingdoms Wikipedia
Note: The end of the Han dynasty was marked by the separation of the large families of that dynasty. The families took advantage of the weakened state of the government and started to establish their own private armies. Division into three states: Wei, Shu, Wu. The Wei gradually dominant. Confucianism was eclipsed; increased importance of Taoism and Buddhism. Many scientific advances adopted from India.source
China Government/Dynasties
Zhou Dynasty
from 1046 to 256
Note: Source citation: Zhou Dynasty Wikipedia
Note: Classical age despite political disorder. Written laws, money economy. Iron implements and ox-drawn plows were used. Leaders’ authority were derived from the ‘mandate of heaven’. As long as the ruler, the ‘Son of Heaven,’ was just and fulfilled his sacred duties, the mandate would be maintained. Tyranny however would result in the mandate being withdrawn and the ruler overthrown. It was during the Zhou dynasty that Chinese ideas of morality and just rule were first written. This was the period of Confucius and his follower Mencius, the rise of Daoism and the concept of harmony expressed in the balance of yin and yang. Followed by Warring States period, 480–221 B.C.E. http://mrfarshtey.net/whnotes/CHINESE_DYNASTIES.pdf
Death
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Death