Ancient China

How does government create and keep order in a society?

One way people in ancient China created and kept order was by using the idea of social Hierarchy

Social hierarchy was the division of people by class. It depended on what family you were born into and what class your family was already in.this created order by keeping people divided and life simple.If you were in a low class you talked to people in a low class. If you were of a higher class you talked to people of a higher class.This kept order by making sure that people were controlled and kept in there own little bubble.
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How Social hierarchy worked

On the social pyramid first came the king and his family. Next came the Shi or scholars.After came the Nong or farmers. the gong were craftsmen or artisans. Shang were the traders or merchants.