Han Dynasty Politics

(By Christina Wray and Jennifer Li)

Politics

What were the politics like in the ancient Han Dynasty?

Unlike the previous Qin Dynasty, the Han relied on a group of government administrators to control the states, rather than just a single ruler.

Why did this Dynasty decline?

The Han dynasty was prosperous at first, but corruption, imbalance of wealth, and the overlooked importance of money soon led the country to its downfall.

Who were some important and powerful rulers?

Rulers

-Han Gaozu

-Emperor Wudi

-Emperor He