The Zhou dynasty was split into the Western Zhou and the Eastern Zhou. It also contained the Spring/Autumn and the Warring States period.
Confucianism and Daoism/Taoism developed, and strict laws were used to control people (Legalism). Math and science developed, and the calendar was refined. http://images.visitbeijing.com.cn/20130205/Img214804186.jpg
Approx. 221 BCE - Approx. 206 BCE
Ruled by Shihuangdi, this dynasty only lasted for 15 years. However, many reforms were made and the currencies, weights, and language were standardized.
Beijing was established as a capital. There was still lots of trading and they avoided using paper money. This period was when the Forbidden City was built.
Approx. 1644 CE - Approx. 1912 CE
This dynasty was also known as the Manchu dynasty because the dynasty was established by the Manchus.
Confucius was born in 551 BCE in the state of Lu. He was a great teacher, scholar, and philosopher whose ideas shaped China and other Asian countries 2000 years later. At the end of his life, he returned to Lu and died there in 479 BCE.
Approx. 668 CE - Approx. 935 CE
This dynasty was one of the golden ages in Korean history. Chinese culture influenced their ways, as they had political exams just like in China
Approx. 918 CE - Approx. 1382 CE
The modern word "Korea" comes from this name. The two dominating belief systems were Buddhism and Confucianism. New advances in technology were woodblock printing and celadon pottery making. Many of the artifacts of this dynasty were lost when the Mongols invaded.