China's ordered society

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Description of the different classes in Chinese society

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China's ordered society
1 Emperor
1.1 Held the ultimate and superior power.
1.1.1 Throne was passed down through nobility.
2 Gentry- wealthy land owning class.
2.1 Able to spend years studying and recieved good education.
2.1.1 Were capable of partaking in government.
3 Peasantry- usually worked on land or as servants.
3.1 Land reforming allowed peasants to earn money so they could pay taxes.
3.1.1 Lived in small self-sufficient villages.
4 Merchants- had the lowest social status.
4.1 Because they recieve their wealth from the labor of others.
4.1.1 Rulers often restricted where foreign merchants could live.
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