2nd Period: Siegel/Lawson

Ancient Chinese Inventions Timeline

Main

Shang Dynasty

1766 bc - 1027 bc

Ruled parts of northern and central China. Agriculture was the base of this dynasty

Zhou Dynasty

1122 Bc - 256 bc

The chinese civilization expanded during this time.

Warring State Dynasty

475 bc - 221 bc

The Qin Dynasty

221 bc - 206 bc

The Han Dynasty

206 bc - 220 ad

Event

The Invention of Writing

1700 bc

The Invention of The Magnetic Compass

500 bc

The Building of The Great Wall

221 bc

The Invention of Fireworks

200 bc

The Invention of Movable Sails & Rudders

100 ad

The Invention of The Abacus

100 ad

The Invention of Paper

104 ad

The Invention of Porcelain

600 ad

The Invention of Woodblock printing

650 ad

The Invention of The Mechanical Clock

725 ad

The Invention of Paper Money

800

The Invention of Movable Type

1045 ad