CHINA

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  • 205

    paper

    paper
    Gave China a fast and cheap way to keep records. It also made printing possible.
  • Period:
    206
    to
    220

    Han dynasty

    206B.C.to 220A.D. Liu Bang was the first common person to beocme a emperor. Emperor Wudi tried to make a strong central goverment by taking land from the lords, rasing taxes, and he put a supply of grain under goverment control
  • 207

    Silk

    Silk
    Silk was very valuable in europe, so china traded with europe and got rich.
  • Period:
    220
    to
    589

    period of disunion

    A time of disorder and war. Nomadic people settled and tried to be like chinese people.
  • Period:
    589
    to
    Jan 1, 618

    Sui dynasty

    Began the grand canal.Restored order to china
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 618
    to
    Jan 1, 907

    Tang dynasty

    Made woodbloock printing, gunpowder, and a compass. Empress Wu became the first female ruler of china.
  • Jan 1, 690

    Porcelain

    Porcelain
    It was an invention that took people years to master. It also looks pretty.
  • Jan 1, 720

    Woodblock printing

    Woodblock printing
    Made it faster to cpoy pictures and writing. It did not make it's way to Europe for centuries.
  • Jan 1, 890

    Gunpowder

    Gunpowder
    Gunpowder chang warfare forever. It is also used to make fireworks!
  • Dec 3, 891

    Neo confucism

    Neo confucism
    Was a new type of confuism
  • Jan 1, 919

    Grand canal

    Grand canal
    helped with trade through China.
  • Jan 1, 960

    Fast rice

    Fast rice
    It helped farmers harvest more crops.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 960
    to
    Jan 1, 1279

    Song dynasty

    Made the dragon backbone, underground wells, and terracing. the largest city was the capitial Chang'an.
  • Jan 1, 965

    Cotton

    Cotton
    made clothes and blankets.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    Paper money

    Paper money
    It was lighter and easier to handle.Helped with counting money, too.
  • Dec 3, 1211

    Mongols invade

    Mongols invade
    the mongols begin the first attack.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1279
    to
    Jan 1, 1368

    Yuan dynasty

    First time China was ruled by forigen people.( Mongols). The chinese hated having them rule.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1368
    to

    Ming dynasty

    Improved ships and sailing skills. Buil;t the " Forbidden City" for rich people only.
  • Dec 3, 1369

    Forbidden city

    Forbidden city
    Made for the rich people.
  • Buddhism comes to China

    Buddhism comes to China
    People looked to Buddhism for comfort and less sufering.
  • Magnetic Compass

    Magnetic Compass
    Help ships know which way they were going.
  • Farming

    Farming
    7000bc. Farming begins by rivers.