5th Period:Ring/Nelson

Main

Noodles

2400 B.C.

Shang Dynasty

1600 B.C. - 1050 B.C.

Zhou

1046 B.C. - 256 B.C.

Playing Cards

618 B.C.


Playing cards were invented by the Chinese as a form of entertainment.

Kite

475 B.C.

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They were invented for children to play with and to be used in festivals/carnivals!

Warring States

475 B.C. - 221 B.C.

Crossbow

403 B.C.


Crossbows were much easier to use than regular bows. and made killing/hunting fasted and more accurate.

Harness

400 B.C.

Qin

221 B.C. - 207 B.C.

Han

206 B.C. - 220 A.D.

Compass

200 B.C. - 100 A.D.


The compass was made for navigation purposes. Made finding your way around much easier. (direction)

Wheelbarrow

118 A.D.

Ice Cream

618 A.D.


Ice Cream is a cold, delicious treat for anyone.

Paper Money

618 A.D.

Dominoes

1112 A.D.

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Dominoes are another game the Chinese made for fun, to pass time.

Fishing Reel

1195 A.D.

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The Fishing Reel was invented to reel fish, made fishing easier and faster.