Clark/Langer 5th Period

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Shang Dynasty

1675 BC - 1046 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1034 BC - 246 BC

Gunpowder

618 BC

Allowed the use of firearms in warfare

Qin Dynasty

361 BC - 201 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220

Abacus

100

Changed the way people could add subtract divide and multiply.

Paper Making

105

Made by using mullberry and other fibres along with fish nets old rags and hemp waste

Siesmoscope/Siesmograph

132

Detected earthquakes up to 400 miles away.

Wheelbarrow

181 AD

Used to transport supplies, needed two men to operate

Printing

220

Known as Woodblock printing

Blast Furnace

400

Probably used Coke(bituminous coal)Flux(Limestone) and Ore to smelt down iron.

Paper Money

1000

Helped revolutionise the way people bought and traded goods.

Compass

1040

Put an Iron needle in a bowl of water. The needle always aligned itself to the south.

Fireworks

0

Used bamboo tubes.Helped change warfare and space exploration...eventually.