originally a tribe living in the lower regions of the yellow river.
Flourished through the reign of the ninth emperor.
Finishing began to grow as an industry as the people fished in the freshwater.
Made the terra cotta army statues.
Was the first unified multi- national, and power centralized state in the Chinese history.
Emperor Qin Shi Huang the first emperor in the Chinese history.
Invented the cast iron and crop rotations.
Famous for the begging of two major Chinese philosophies: Confucianism and Taoism.
First part of Zhou is called spring and autumn.
1 Consisted two dynasties: western Han( 206 - B.C 24 A.D and Easter Han ( 25 - 220).
Was a period of peace and prosperity.
Had interest in literature, arts, culture and technology.
Was the first time that foreigners had ruled all of china
Yuans territory stretched to Mongolia and Siberia in the north
In 1260 the grandson of tiemuzhen, Kublai khan, ascended the throne
Lasted for only 38 years and had only three emperors.
Buddha status in Maji mountain carved in the sui dynasty.
Yang jian was the last emperor.
Most important invention was wood block printing
ruled over vast areas that stretched from Korea to northern Vietnam even reached west as far as Afghanistan.
Capital city, was the largest city in the world at time.
Most important invention was movable type, gunpowder, and the magnetic compass
emperor taizu reunited much of china under his rule.
Considered as another period of "Golden Age"
Son of emperor Renzong ruled for ten years and died of illness
Ming dynasty had been in the forefront of the world
Ming army captured Beijings the capital of Yuan
Qing court carried out a series of polices to revive the social economy and alleviate the class contradtion
Maintain their domination of the Chinese while preserving their own identity
Qing were very successful as foreign rulers of China