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The Empire of the Tang Dynasty

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The Tang Dynasty was able to re-establish an empire quickly because

A

its rulers finished building the Grand Canal.

B

there was a population increase in the countryside.

C

Tang rulers restored the bureaucracy by reviving and expanding the civil service exams.

D

Tang leaders formed military partnerships with nomadic tribes to the west and north.

E

its leaders abandoned Confucianism to appeal to the majority-Buddhist population.