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Shang Dynasty

1766 B.C. - 1046 B.C.


1500 B.C.

Acupuncture is important because it allowed people to have a way of releiving pain. It also was a way to treat common diseases.


1300 B.C.

Silk was a new creation of material. It is a common material used in Chinese clothing.

Zhou Dynasty

1056 B.C. - 256 B.C.


725 B.C.

The invention of the clock made it possible to tell what time it is. It insured that everyone was going by the same time-telling method as well.

Magnetic Compass

500 B.C.

The creation of a magnetic compass allowed people to know which way North was. It insured that you knew which way to go when traveling.

Warring States

408 B.C. - 221 B.C.


403 B.C.

The crossbow was a major invention that contributed to weapons. Crossbows are still used today for hunting.


300 B.C.

Umbrellas are important because they keep rain off of people. Also, it is a way to show artistic designs.

Qin Dynasty

221 B.C. - 207 B.C.

Gun Powder

215 B.C.

The invention of gun powder was a huge step in the worl od weapons. It helped guns to be created for firing.

Great Wall of China

214 B.C.

The Great Wall of China was major break through for the Chinese. It created a wall to keep intruding neighbors away. It is still standing today.

Han Dynasty

206 B.C. - 220 A.D.


200 B.C.

Kites was an important invention that allowed people, mainly children, to have a fun way to spend their free time. It was a fun thing to do on a windy day.


118 B.C.

The wheelbarrow made it easier to transport loads of material from one place to another. It reduced the time it took to do manual labor as well.