Qin and Han Dynasties

Events

Silk Production

4000 BCE

Laozi

600 BC

Confucius

551 BC - 479 BC

Period of Warring States

403 BC - 221 BC

Legalism Developed

400 BC

Shang Yang

390 BC - 338 BC

Mencius

372 BC - 289 BC

Xunzi

298 BC - 233 BC

Han Feizi

280 BC - 233 BC

Qin Dynasty Established, Shi Huangdi took power

221 BC - 207 BC

Shi Huangdi's Reign

221 BC - 210 BC

Great Wall Started

220 BC

Burning of the Books

213 BC

Qin Shihuangdi Death

210 BC

Xiongnu Attacks/Maodun's Reign

210 BCE - 174 BCE

Rebels overwhelmed Qin Dynasty

207 BC - 206 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220

Liu Bang Takes Reign

206 BC - 195 BC

Han Wudi's Reign

141 BC - 87 BC

Confucian Educational System

124 BC

Records of the Grand Historian

91 BC

Wang Mang's reign

9 CE - 23 CE

Ban Zhao's life

45 CE - 120 CE

Influential Scholar, woman

Faction killed, 200 Eunuchs in the palace

187 CE

Shi Huangdi's Tomb

1974

Han Dynasty

Former Han

206 BC - 9 CE

Displace of Rule

9 CE - 23 CE

Later Han

25 CE - 220 CE