East Asia 1000b.c.e-500c.e.

Main

East Asia

1200 b.c.e - 220 c.e

Zhou Dynasty

1029 b.c.e - 258 b.c.e.

Introduction of a standard spoken language.

Life of Confucius

551 b.c.e - 478 b.c.e

Laozi and Daoims

500 b.c.e

Editing of the Five Classic

500 b.c.e

Development of Chinese Calendar

450 b.c.e

Warring States

402 b.c.e - 201 b.c.e

Qin Dynasty

221 b.c.e - 202 b.c.e

Han Dynasty

202 b.c.e - 220 c.e

Technological Advances

200 b.c.e

Introduction of ox-drawn plow, horse collar and water mills

Spread of Confucianism

141 b.c.e - 87 b.c.e

reign of Han Wu Ti, increased bureaucracy; examinations.