East Asian History

Events

Shang Dynasty

1500 bc - 1045 bc

Shang and Western Zhou Dynasties

1500 b.c.e - 771 b.c.e.

Zhou Dynasty

1045 bc - 771 bc

Warring States During the Eastern Zhou period

770 bce - 700 bce

Multi State Realm

500 b.c.e. - 206 b.c.e.

Qin defeated the Zhou

256 bc - 206 bc

Their reign lasted until 206

Han Dynasty in China

206 b.c - 220 ad

Political division and spread of Buddhism

200 ad - 580 ad

Sui

581 - 618

Tang

618 - 907

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

The Ming Dynasty grew very quickly and became very great. Emperor Taizu played large part in aiding to its incline. Was very strict. Palace eunuchs tried to take power and there were clashes between eunuchs and officials.