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Shang

1766 B.C - 1080 B.C
  1. originally a tribe living in the lower regions of the yellow river.

  2. Flourished through the reign of the ninth emperor.

  3. Finishing began to grow as an industry as the people fished in the freshwater.

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QIN

1644 B.C - 1911 A.D
  1. Made the terra cotta army statues.

  2. Was the first unified multi- national, and power centralized state in the Chinese history.

  3. Emperor Qin Shi Huang the first emperor in the Chinese history.

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ZHOU

1045 B.C - 221 B.C
  1. Invented the cast iron and crop rotations.

  2. Famous for the begging of two major Chinese philosophies: Confucianism and Taoism.

  3. First part of Zhou is called spring and autumn.

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Han

206 B.C - 221 A.D

1 Consisted two dynasties: western Han( 206 - B.C 24 A.D and Easter Han ( 25 - 220).

  1. Was a period of peace and prosperity.

  2. Had interest in literature, arts, culture and technology.

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Yuan

274 - 1368
  1. Was the first time that foreigners had ruled all of china

  2. Yuans territory stretched to Mongolia and Siberia in the north

  3. In 1260 the grandson of tiemuzhen, Kublai khan, ascended the throne

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SUI

581 A.D - 618 A.D
  1. Lasted for only 38 years and had only three emperors.

  2. Buddha status in Maji mountain carved in the sui dynasty.

  3. Yang jian was the last emperor.

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Tang

618 - 906
  1. Most important invention was wood block printing

  2. ruled over vast areas that stretched from Korea to northern Vietnam even reached west as far as Afghanistan.

  3. Capital city, was the largest city in the world at time.

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Song

960 A.D - 1279 A.D
  1. Most important invention was movable type, gunpowder, and the magnetic compass

  2. emperor taizu reunited much of china under his rule.

  3. Considered as another period of "Golden Age"

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Ming

1368 - 1644
  1. Son of emperor Renzong ruled for ten years and died of illness

  2. Ming dynasty had been in the forefront of the world

  3. Ming army captured Beijings the capital of Yuan

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Qing

1644 - 1911
  1. Qing court carried out a series of polices to revive the social economy and alleviate the class contradtion

  2. Maintain their domination of the Chinese while preserving their own identity

  3. Qing were very successful as foreign rulers of China

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