China: A Country Built On Dynasties The beauty, the wonder and the sites to see and you wonder “how did this ever come to be?” A place once built where dynasties once ruled over China. People, who formed China?s identity as a country.The Han Dynasty, one of the main dynasties responsible for advancing China?s history, social and political issues and their literature. Dynasties were the starting point as China would soon be deemed as one of the most well known countries in the world. Many of China?s dynasties were crucial but one of the most beneficial dynasties was the Han Dynasty. The history of the Han dynasty and how they came to be played a big factor in making China where they are today because of the many things that they did. The Han Dynasty was well known throughout China and this is how they became who they are today. In the year of 206 B.C., the Han Dynasty ruled over China. The Han Dynasty had to do many things in order to reign in China for example they had to overcome the Qin dynasty, the dynasty that ruled China prior to the arrival of the Han dynasty. Liu Bang, the first leader of the Han dynasty was known for being one of the many people responsible for the overthrow of the Qin dynasty, he played a very crucial part into making the Han dynasty the leading power in China. According to the “Ancient History Encyclopedia”, “Liu Bang was the first Chinese Emperor who was originally a commoner” and also according to “Ancient History Encyclopedia, he was known as the “Ghazou Emperor” before that. It wasn?t long till the Han dynasty overthrew the Qin dynasty and it was soon after the Han dynasty established their presence and they settled in the city of Chang?am which according the “Ancient History Encyclopedia” was known as the “imperial captial”. The city of Chang?am from that point foward became a very crucial city because according to the “Ancient History Encyclopedia”, “the city turned into a political, economic, military, and cultural centre of China.” It was soon later that Liu Bang had passed away which meant it was time for a new leader to lead the Han dynasty in that era of China. The Han Dynasty had encountered many stuggles because there were many people that tried to steal the throne from the Han Dynasty after the passing of Liu Bang which put the Han dynasty in danger of coming to an end. This person was known as Lü Hou and she was a very greedy person, so greedy to the fact where according tho the website “Ancient History Encyclopedia” that she “tried to confiscate the Empire for her own family” as well as “she murdered several of Liu Bang?s sons. Little did she know Emperor Wen the last son of the late Liu Bang was still alive and it wasn’t too long till he ended up taking the throne and when he had found out what Lü Hou tried to do, he ended up doing the same to her by killing all of the members of her family or as much as he could at the time, the Han dynasty would still live on. It was soon later that the Han Dynasty would start to do things that were beneficial for China and would help China become the Country they are today. They had a very rich history and there was also many things that they did for China that was very beneficial to getting China where they are today. The Han dynasty benefited China in many ways and there are many different things that they have done for China both socially and politically. The Han Dynasty being one of the longest lasting dynasties in China, was able to accomplish many things that were beneficial to China and would be crucial to China’s society socially and politically. The Han Dynasty did many things for China for example according to “The Ancient History Encyclopedia” the Han dynasty “would have lasting effects on all who followed, particularly in the areas of government, law, philosophy, history, and art.” Back then, the Han dynasty ruled China like any other dynasty where there was a ruler of the dynasty and then people below whoever the leader/ruler may be. According to the website the “New History Encyclopedia” it was “during the Han dynasty, China officially became a Confucian state” and according to the website of “Encyclopedia Britannica” Confucianism is “still the substance of learning, the source of values, and the social code of the Chinese.” The Han dynasty was not only known for that but they were also known as a government that according to the “New World Encyclopedia” the “Han ruled justly and did not misuse their power” as well as saying that the Han dynasty “gave the Chinese a sense of unity.”However over the years, according to the website “World Atlas” China “has been ruled by Communists since 1949.” During the Han dynasty many people were satisfied with the work that the Han Dynasty did for China that according to the “New History Encyclopedia” people in China “to this day still call themselves people of Han” which shows just how good of a job the Han dynasty did for China. China has also had its share of many shares of social issues for example according to the website “The Wall Street Journal” there is “a broad sense of unhappiness with China?s government” as well as people saying that China has developed “selfishness.” The Han Dynasty however was also known for many of the inventions that they had created to help advance China economically because the things that they created helped to . Some things that the Han dynasty created were things like the “Silk road” and according to “The Ancient History Encyclopedia”, the silk road was known as “a network of trade routes” which helped to increase the amount of trade that China did with other countries/ people at the time. According to “The Ancient History Encyclopedia” the Silk road was mainly used to trade with the western cultures and this is where most trade occurred in China at the time because of how widely it was used by those people, however it became known as the Silk road because one of the main things that was traded on the trade route was silk. One of the many main things that the Han dynasty had created for China that benefited China in a huge way was the invention of paper, paper then became a main source for them to document all of their work, research and other things and now today in China, paper is vastly used. The Han dynasty was also responsible for creating many different works of art, such as pottery and many more. Many other things that the Han Dynasty had created was things such as tomb sculptures and they were also known for advancing their technology by creating tools that was used for farming and many other things that helped to benefit China today because of the many uses of the things that they created. They were also known vastly for their literature as the Han dynasty was one of the dynasties that literature was a big part in making that dynasty what it is known as today. Overall the Han Dynasty created many different things that helped to benefit China for the better and helped them to advance their knowledge and their technology for the better to this very day. The Han dynasty was also know a lot for their literature because of how they advanced their literature and how they were one of the dynasties that paved the way for literature. The Han dynasty known for many different things but another thing that they were well known for was for their literature. The Han dynasty really played an instrumental role in literature in China to come. As mentioned before the Han dynasty had created paper which was used to log down many things that writers wanted to write. One of the main types of literature according to the website “China Highlights” during the Han dynasty things like “Confucian texts were rewritten and rebpublished” because at the time, the Han dynasty was a confucisim place. According to the website “China?s Highlights” during the Han dynasty the “major contributions were historical texts and scientific works.” However another one of the main forms of literature that the Han dynasty was known for was the type of literature that was called prose. Prose literature was known as the form of writing that was the common type or writing or considered “normal.”. The Han dynasty was one of the most well known dynasties because of what they did for China and how they were one of the very main reasons why China is who they are today. Their literature set a mark on China because it set the milestone for many different works of writing to happen. It was the Han dynasty that ended up carrying it through and advancing literature for the future of China because of the certain works that they did. The Han dynasty really put China over the top, the Han dynasty not only had a rich history that was interesting and authentic to China but they also had many different ways of how they ruled China as well as having a very deep literature background for the types of work that they had presented to China that is still used in China today and is still crucial to them as a whole. The Han dynasty, easily one of the most influential and beneficial dynasties in the history of China because of what they did for China. The Han Dynasty, one of the main dynasties responsible for advancing China?s history, social and political issues and their literature. The Han dynasty dating back all the way to 206 B.C had a lasting impact on China because of the many thigns that they did for China. The Han dynasty proves that they were one of the most influential and one of the more interesting dynasties because of their history and the many things that they did for China at the time. Whether it be creating paper or even things as ruling as a dynasty that ruled correctly, the Han dynasty is something in China?s history that should never be overlooked because of the may things that they did for China at the time. The Han dynast also creating forms of literature that will always be used in China and something that will always be beneficial towards China?s future as a country. The Han dynasties effort to always benefit China and rule as long as possible benefits China in the sense that it would set a standard for the coming dynasties and also for China in the future. Although to a certain extent, China has changed, the Han dynasty will never be forgotten for the countless things that it has done for China and how greatly they ruled China while they were at rule during that era. The Han Dynasty will never be overlooked and should never be overlooked in the history of China for the many things that they have done for China.