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Rice

5000 B.C.

It was a food source that they could mass produce.

Tea

2737 B.c.

Became a popular drink in the country and around the world.

Silk

2570 B.C.

The Silk Road is still an important path for cultural, commericial and technological exchange between East and West China. Also used for making clothing.
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Alcohol

2000 b.c.

Ice cream

2000 B.C.

They mixed snow and ice from the mountains with fruit, wine and honey.

Shang Dynasties

1700 B.c. - 1027 B.c.

Porcelain

1600 B.C.

A very specific kind of ceramic produced in the extreme temperatures of a kiln.
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Iron and steel smelting

1050 B.c.

Zhou Dynasty

1027 B.c. - 771 B.c.

Warring States Dynasty

475 b.c. - 221 b.c.

Compass

221 B.C.

used magnetized needles to find directions, and is now used world wide.
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Qin Dynasty

221 B.c. - 207 B.c.

Han Dynasty

206 b.c. - 9 a.d.

Paper

105 A.D.

Papermaking process established by Cai in 105, a boiled mixture of mulberry tree bark, hemp, old linens, and fish nets created a pulp that was pounded into paste and stirred with water; a wooden frame sieve with a mat of sewn reeds was then dunked into the mixture, which was then shaken and then dried into sheets of paper that were bleached under the exposure of sunlight.
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Printing

704 A.D.

Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, pictures or patterns used widely throughout East Asia.
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