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The Four Segmentss Of The Dynastic Cycle

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The Strauss-Howe theory combined all of the various names that the different dynasty’s used and came up with a general title to describe the four segments of the dynastic cycle; the Warrior, the intellectual, the Merchant and ending with Chaos ("Historical Cycles: are we doomed to repeat the past?," n.d.). All four descriptions have a profound effect on social classes, starting with the warrior where they conquer new dynasties and start rebuilding the infrastructure and restore a peaceful community. When dynasties move into the second phase of intellectual the living conditions of all social classes improve and this is also known as the “Golden Age” due to finding of new inventions in the arts and science field, the third period is where the
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