Effects Of Mongol Rule On China

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In breaking down the causations and effects of the Mongols regarding their rule on China during 1200-1500, one can see these include the implementation of governing philosophies of elected officials that shaped Chinese culture, the influence of tax-farming systems on China’s economy, and the influence of trade on social hierarchies. An example of an impact by the Mongols on Chinese rule is the negative influences of tax farming on Chinese economy. Another example of a causation of Mongol rule on China is the of tax-farming systems in order to improve revenue in the area.
China during Mongol domination, incorporated philosophy and organization into the government, which helped it shape their cultural and political outlook. An example of an impact of Mongol rule on China’s government is their use of provinces to organize China’s cities, specifically with Yunnan. The Mongols used provinces to systemize the government and appointed governors to each district, where that governor would take care of the taxes. The reason for this method of organization is that the Mongols trusted foreigners more than the Chinese, so they appointed their tasks to foreigners such as the governor of Yunnan. The governor of Yunnan didn’t have any major positions, but he helped develop the trade in his region and promoted Confucian belief which along with the provincial organization shaped China. An example of a causation for the incorporation of Confucian belief in government was due to the Mongols
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