Ancient China Visual Timeline Assignment

By Rosie Weir

Dynastys

Shang Dynasty

1650 BCE - 1027 BCE

Zhou Dynasty

1027 BCE - 256 BCE

Warring States

481 BCE - 256 BCE

Qin Dynasty

256 BCE - 202 BCE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 CE

Period of Chaos

220 CE - 589 CE

Sui Dynasty

589 CE - 618 CE

Tang Dynasty

618 CE - 907 CE

Philosophies

Believed In What The Yin and Yang Symbolizes (Balance)

1650 BCE

Confucius is Alive

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism Develop

500 BCE

Legalist Government

256 BCE - 202 BCE

Confucianist Government

206 BCE - 220 CE

Legalist Government

589 CE - 618 CE

Confucianist Government

618 CE - 907 CE

Leaders

God 'Di'

1650 BCE

King Cheng

1027 BCE

Shi Huangdi and Buddha

256 BCE

Gaozu

206 BCE

Wendi

589 CE

Li Huan a.k.a Gaozong, Taizong, and Empress Wu (First Empress Ever)

618 CE

Achievements

Invented Writing

1650 BCE

Started Chinese Social Classes

1650 BCE

Started Irrigation Projects

1027 BCE

Built Roads and Canals

1027 BCE

Introduced Iron Technology and Use of Money

1027 BCE

First Recorded Code of Laws Prepared

400 BCE

Unified Country, Empire Established

256 BCE

Great Wall of China Built

256 BCE

Standardized Writing System

256 BCE

Standardized Money, Weights, and Measures

256 BCE

Silk Road Constructed

206 BCE

More Roads, Canals, and Irrigation System Built

206 BCE

Granaries Established Throughout Empire

206 BCE

Paper, Magnetic Compass, Stirrups, Brass Harnass, and Stern Post Rudder Invented

206 BCE

Bronze, Gold, Jade and Silver Sculptures Made

206 BCE

Grand Canal Constructed

589 CE

Re-Built Great Wall of China

589 CE

China United Under One Empire

589 CE

Standardized Courses in Schools

618 CE

More Rights and Privileges Given to Women

618 CE

Gun Powder, Small Pox Vaccine, and Block Printing Invented

618 CE

Forced Tibet and Korea Into Being Tributary States

618 CE

Huge Artistic Style Developments

618 CE