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Decline Of The Han Dynasty

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The Han Dynasty brought China to new heights, politically, socially and militarily. Economically, the Han dynasty regained its foothold despite a decline that occurred throughout the Qin dynasty, it overlapped over the early Han period. The creation of irrigation and water conservation projects made this possible. Improvements in the making of farming tools contributed greatly to the increase in agricultural revenues which helped boost the Han economy. Other programs were commissioned to enable increased farming efficiency. It was during the Han period that contact with the West through the Silk Road was first established. Chinese borders were expanded to incorporate Vietnam and North Korea, creating the Han dynasty as the biggest empire thus
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