4th period: schneider/sveiven

Main

Shang Dynasty

1766 bc - 1122 bc

Zhou Dynasty

1122 bc - 256 bc

Warring States

475 bc - 221 bc

Qin Dynasty

221 bc - 207 bc

Han Dynasty

206 bc - 220 ad

inventions

bamboo pipe

3000 bc

an instrument made of bamboo

Tea

2737 bc

made of leaves that flavor hot water. legend says it was accidentaly made.

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Bronze Crafting

1766 bc

Chopsticks

1600 bc

important role in food culture used for 3000 years used in shang

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use of explosives

1161 bc

gunpowder was discovered and used for fireworks and explosives

compass

221 bc

paper is made

105 ad

one of four greatest inventions made of wood pulp and dried flat

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seismoscope

132 ad

measures seismic activity

first printing press

593 ad