4th period: rasmussen/bodeker

Main

tea shredders

2737 bc

used to grind tea leaves to be ready for drinking

shang

1766 bce - 1027 bce

ruled parts of north and central china

zhou

1122 bce - 256 bce

had too much land to handle due to miscommunication.

warring states

480 bce - 221 bce

made up of 12 city-states

qin

221 bce - 207 bce

overthrown by peoples uprising

han

206 bc - 220 ad

contributed chinese culture

wheelbarrow

181 ad

used to easily transport items

clocks

725 ad

used to keep track of time

paper money

1024 ad

used to pay vendors and used as currency