Farming And Important People

In Medeival China

Important People

Empress Wu

  • Added more officials to government.
  • Only women in Chinese history to rule on her own.
  • Strengthened military forces.


  • Most powerful of Tang Dynasty.
  • Restored civil service exam system.
  • Gave land to framers and brought peace to the countryside.


  • Tang rulers took power in A.D. 618 they brought peace to the country side and gave more land to farmers.
  • Because of that they made many advances in irrigation and introduced new ways to grow their crops.
  • Developed new kinds of rice that grew well in poor soil, produced more per acre, grew faster, and were resistant to disease.
  • Began to grow tea
  • With more food the population of China grew.