During the Shang dynasty, China was very stable so advances in things like industrialised bronze casting, keeping track of dates, religious rituals and writing were made.
During the Zhou Dynasty, art and intellectualism flourished. The end of the Zhou Dynasty was considered the time of intellectual and artistic awakening. Chinese culture was influenced a lot by Laozi, Confucius, Mencius and Mozi who all lived during the Zhou Dynasty. The Zhou Dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty throughout Chinese history.
Qin Shi Huang, commonly known as the first emperor, unifies China under one ruler and, as well as connecting the warring states walls to form the great wall of china, Qin Shi Huang demolishes wall between Chinese states.
The Han Dynasty was considered a golden age in Chinese history, this was especially true in the area of arts, politics and technology. Due to the Han Dynasties success following dynasties looked back on as an inspiring example of a good kingdom.
The warring states build walls to protect themselves from other states that might attack.
During the Qing dynasty the walls buit by the warring states are joined to protect China from the north. During the Han dynasty the wall is extended to protect the silk road trade route.
The Silk Road was used to transport silk and other things to trade to neighbouring kingdoms in places like India.