China: StoryBoards (Sections: 1.1-1.4)
Updated: 2/19/2021
China: StoryBoards (Sections: 1.1-1.4)

Storyboard Text

  • Reunification Under The Sui Dynasty
  • 581 AD - 618 AD
  • Wendi's Rule (Commentary)
  • Government officials were selected by a written examination.
  • A general named Wendi created a new dynasty called the Sui Dynasty.
  •  Wendi strengthened the central government, limiting power of local nobles.
  • Laws: Farming land to soldiers, extended the canal system, & combined northern and southern traditions.
  • Wendi's Rule (Pictures)
  • Hello! I m general Wendi of the Sui Dynasty.
  • General Wendi is going to strengthen the government!
  • The Grand Canal (Commentary)
  • He also built the grand canal that connected Chang Jiang and Northern Huang He.
  • When Wendi died his son Yangdi (his successor) worked on some of his fathers projects like the great wall.
  • He used many workers to work on this project however many died in the process.
  • The Grand Canal (Pictures)
  • We hate Yangdi! He raised taxes just to build this!
  • I helped unite China's economy!
  • Summary (1.1)
  • The Sui Dynasty Only lasted for 37 years but this dynasty helped put China back on course to reunification.