Hi! Welcome to the Ming Dynasty. To begin The Ming Dynasty, has brought peace, stability, and great development. This dynasty has lasted for 300+ years. Here is the background of the amazing Ming Dynasty.
Yong Le was another ruler of the Ming Dynasty. He hired 2,000 scholars were hired to put together a library and other ways of entertainment. He moved the capital to Beijing and he built a great palace. He eventually weakened the dynasty which was overthrown by the Manchus.
Hong Wu reorganized and reformed the Ming Dynasty. He placed a new tax system. These reforms led to peace and economic prosperity. Hong Wu benefited The Ming'sGreatly.
In a Ming's daily life it was mostly built around work and activity. Lots of farming and manufacture too. Also, silk trade and textile artisans were trained to show the finest skills in the world. Continuing, many porcelains were created and traded along the Silk Road.
A practice of foot-binding was a process of re-shaping a womans foot to the extent of keeping a woman restricted .
Many successful arts came from the Ming dynasty. cloisonné, enamelware, bronze, lacquerwork, and furniture. They also created the carving of jade, wood, and ivory. There were two types of paintings one being the Professional Academics and the Literati painting, both styles of expressing their personal ideas.
The ming dynasty faced many issues. To begin, there was a variety of nationalities. There was many problems with Mongols that was ongoing. Also the Ming's could not claim an exact victory. They had made their last line of defense against the East end of the Great Wall. The government was greatly weakened because of factionalism between civil officials. As all of the problems began to get larger the dynasty began to fall apart.
That about sums up the Ming Dynasty! Overall, the Ming Dynasty was very strong smart and a new experience. It had ups and downs . I hoped you learned a lot about the Dynasty I am so very proud to have taken part in.