4th period: Barrett / Bosacker

Main

Shang

1766 BC - 1122 BC

Zhou

1046 BC - 256 BC

Warring States

249 BC - 221 BC

Qin

221 BC - 206 BC

Han

206 BC - 220 AD

Warring States

256 - 221

Inventions

Pasta

1900 BC

An easy to make food, with high carbohydrates.

Fork

1600 BC

Used before the chop stick, made of bone.

Bell

1050 BC

The bell was used in towns to call forth meetings, many other uses as-well.

Gunpowder

1044 BC

Used in fireworks, guns, and explosives.

Lacer

771 BC

Extracted for the Lac tree, used to stain wood.

Compass

500 BC

Used for navigation, and building.

Kite

200 BC

The kite was used for a measuring device.

Great Wall

22 BC

Paper

105 AD

This invention of paper allowed for easy information storage.

Prinitng Press

593 AD

Could be used to mass produce books, scroll, and other documents.