The Confucian Ideal Of The Han Empire

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The Han empire helped create a standardized form of Confucism as its teaching became the preferred governmental doctrine (von Sivers, Desnoyers, and Stow 264). By second century CE the popularity of Confucian academies led to the state subsidize them, making all state education under the various academies (von Sivers, Desnoyers, and Stow 264). The Confucian doctrine had been altered since the original teachings of Confucius, since Confucian ideas were altered during the Warring States period and Qin rule to suit the times, so the Han empire also altered the Confucian teachings that the state approved to reflect the Han dynasty (von Sivers, Desnoyers, and Stow 264). Han historians were encouraged to document history by the ideal of the empire
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