Hour 4: Noles/gustafson

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Shang Dynasty

1600 BC - 1046 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1046 BC - 256 BC

Warring States

475 BC - 221 BC

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 207 BC

Han

206 BC - 220

inventions

fast potters wheel

2900 BC


Made making pots easier

Silk

1300 BC

writing

1200 BC


It is believed that writing may have originated in China

Magnetic Compass

500 BC


Was used on ships to make it easier to tell direction

The Moldboard Plow

300 BC


used for farming

folding umbrella

300 BC


Shelters people from rain

suspension bridges

285 BC


made it easier to cross rivers

priniting

220 BC


made it possible to mass produce documents

Tea

200 BC


An herbal drink that is usually made with organic matierals

lodestone

200 BC


not sure what this is

toilent paper

200 BC

lacquer

100


a colored varnish

movable Sails and Rudder

100 AD


It was easier to travel across large bodys of water

Paper

105 AD


a writing media that can be mass produced