Rosh/Bayden/Vivek China

Events

Shang Dynasty

Approx. 1523 B.C.E. - Approx. 1028 B.C.E

Zhou Dynasty

1046 B.C.E. - 256 B.C.E.

Han Dynasty

206 B.C.E - Approx. 220 C.E

The Period of Disunity

220 - 589

Tang Dynasty

618 - Approx. 906

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Yuan Dynasty

Approx. 1280 - 1365

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1912

Confucius

Confucius Life

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Confucius' dad dies

548 BCE

Mencius

372 BCE - 289 BCE

Spread Words of Confucius.
http://goo.gl/VPyJhO

Korean Dynasties

Silla Dynasty

Approx. 668 - 935

Unites Korea with help from Tang Dynasty. Lots of chinese influence and trade with China. Confucius Academy is Built. Buddhism is main influence through the dynasty though. Peasants vs. Aristocrats leads to fall of the dynasty.

Koryo Dynasty

Approx. 918 - 1382

The name Korea is derived from Koryo
Created printing with metal type.
Perfected blue glaze porcelain, called Celadon.
Both Buddhism and Confucianism were widespread.
Overran by the Mongols

Choson Dynasty

1392 - Approx. 1910

Korean General Yi Song-gye overthrew Mongols.
Set up Choson Dynasty.
Reduced Buddhist influence and centered gov. around Confucian ideas.
Last Korean Dynasty.
Replaced complex Chinese writing to Hangul Korean phonetic alphabet.
Led to high literacy rate.

When My Name was Keoko

Pictures

1910 - 1945