China’s Han period was a time of great prosperity, growth and achievement. During this period, China developed many of the social and cultural features that came to define imperial Chinese civilization for thousands of years. Han society was highly structured with clearly defined …show more content…
Trade increased, and the economy strengthened. Cities prospered, and many Indian cultural traditions developed.
China and India are two of the world oldest ancient civilizations and have mostly co-existed in peace. The silk road was a major trade route between the two and so to the spread of Buddhism.
Between the 200 and 300 BC India and China were strong empires they grew and prospered. The Han emperor Wudi one the greatest rulers of Ancient China and Ashoka one of the greatest of India, both powerful but different in economics. The Han empire promoted economics growth, new roads and canals and an immense army.
In the early 300s BC both India and China consisted of local states or kingdoms fighting one another for control. Unity was on the horizon. In India, a strong leader seized the kingdom of Magadha in the 320s BC. The empire he founded went on to unite much of India. In China, the state of Qin gained power, uniting the region by 221 BC.
300 to 200 BC, strong empires unified much of China and India, under these empires, China and India became prosperous and led to classical periods in their histories, during which China and India developed many of the characteristics that would define their modern