Compare And Contrast Qin And Zhou Dynasties

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China was not yet unified during the Zhou dynasty. Qin defended the western side for it is their responsibility. While the barbarian invasion drove the Zhou kings eastward. Qin gradually expands to eastward and occupied the domain of the Zhou rulers (Peralta, 2014). Zhou dynasty began to weaken and the other states fight for each other as to assert its power among others. It was in this time also when the nomadic tribes also tried to invade the states that resulted to the disharmony among the Chinese states. Seven states serve as key players to fight for power. Qin and Ch’I were the two main competitors, but Qin emerged as victorious among the warring states and it was later the king who would unite the states and eventually became the first emperor of china (Skwirk Online Education, 2015). 4c. The Qin and Zhou dynasties became allies at each other and share marital relations with Zhou. Later on, the King of Zhou transferred its titles and huge estates to the king of Qin. Qin realized that because of transferring of titles of nobility, it can attain great power. It meant also that because of the elevation of its nobility then they can better defend the attacks from the surrounding region. As a result, they spent conquering and fighting the non-Chinese tribes that helped the Qin attaining…show more content…
Qin, among the other states, succeeded because of the expert use of the chariot and ruthlessness in battle. Taxes from agricultural production were used to buy weapons and create a powerful army. The Legalist thinkers advocated total war disregarding the polite policies that most Chinese generals had always followed to. Ying Zheng proclaimed himself as Shi Huangdi or the first emperor in China. The final campaign of Ying Zheng was the unification of China. It was estimated that about one-third of land and China’s total population was controlled by the Qin (Peralta,

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