Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 8, Lesson 1: An Emerging Empire (pp. 192-197)

The Big Idea
Framework Concepts: Conflict and Continuity After the collapse of the Han Dynasty, smaller kingdoms vied with each other for more than 300 years before a new emperor reunified China and created a stable society based on traditions, institutions, and moral systems that were typically Chinese.

Lesson Outline
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