The Dynasty Timeline

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Shang Dynasty

1600 BC - 1050 BC
  • During that time they were polytheistic.
  • Most known for their use of bronze.
  • They were a MONARCHY

Zhou

1046 BC - 256 BC

-HAD 2 EMPORORS
-MAIN LANGUAGE WAS OLD CHINESE
-IRON AGE

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 207 BC

-EMPOROR ORDERED THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA
-ALSO ORDERED THE TERRA-COTTA WORRIORS
-GOT THE MONEY WITH HARD TAXES

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220 AD

-ONE OF THE LONGEST
-GAZU BECAME RULER FIRST
-STARTED IN THE CAPITAL

Sui Dynasty

581 - 618

-Had 3 Emperors.
-Was the second monarch dynasty.
-Won war against China.

Tang Dynasty

618 A.D - 907 A.D

-After founding the Tang dynasty. The empire grew a strong army.
-Conquered all of China in 689.
-It was replaced by the Song Dynasty.

Song Dynasty

960 AD - 1279 AD

-Founded by Zhao Kuangyin
-18 total emperors.
-Woman were allowed to work.

Yuan Dynasty

1279 - 1368

-Ended by Ming Dynasty.
-There ruler was Tie Muzhan.
-At its peak it was 7456454 miles square.

Ming Dynasty

1368 A.D - 1644 A.D

-Focused much attention on punishments.
-Built the Imperial Palace.
-Invented the Encyclopedia.

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

-Most recent dynasty.
-Hugh revolution killed the last dynasty.
-18th century was the golden age for China.