The south extended Chinese civilization into the mountainous interior and down the coast of the South China Sea.
The T'ai-speaking peoples migrated farther south into what later became Thailand, and the many different ethnic groups who lived in these areas either submitted to Han rule or assimilated to Chinese civilization.
The southernmost of the peoples who resisted Han rule were subjects of the Chinese.
The Han armies established control over the Vietnamese people after conquering this state.
In contrast to the other non- Chinese peoples of south China and southeast Asia, the Vietnamese won their inde pendence and were never fully assimilated into Chinese civilization.
The majority of the shi resented the favoritism shown to the legalists by Shi Huangdi.
The fall of the Qin gave them an opportunity to retaliate.
The works of the Legalists were banned at the request of the Confucian school and members of the school were killed.