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This was the first dynasty. This dynasty ended when Xia ruler mistreated his people, and then was over thrown.
The Shang dyansty was an aristocratic society. The fall of the Shang dynasty was much like the Xia.
During this Dynasty, China expanded. The Zhou society was based on agriculture.
The Qin Dynasty redefined China. During this time, many schools of thought were outlawed, they believed any devotion was back peddle Chinas progress.
Cai Lun Invented Paper during the Han Dynasty
Invented by Wang Bao
The Chinese had many different ways of healing, helping, and sometimes even curing diseases, illnesses, and curses. Yin and yang are ancient Chinese concepts from the Shang Dynasty. They used people physical makeups and birthdays to find hidden cures within their selves. Some doctors used water, fire, earth, metal, and wood as symbols of the human body.
A Chinese teacher and philosopher who was dedication to spreading his ways of peace and harmony. His teachings inspired a religion that is one of the most common still to this date.
During the Han dynasty many myths were mad up about different things such as heavens, life after death, and gods. Some even believed Nuwa created the first humans.
Qin dynasty is credited to starting this world wonder, little did they know this wall would stretch all around China, becoming one of the biggest landmarks on earth.
Many Dynasties were credited to building this. There are even bodies of the fallen still held within the walls. Although around 70% has been destroyed the rest is available for tourist attraction.
China faced a massive Japanese invasion along the eastern coast. And Japan was defeated. Mao Zedong then came to Power. After WWII, The Chinese Civil War started in 1945-1949. This ended with the Nationalist commander giving up at Peking.
Due to Chinas secretive nature, this famine is the one least known about. During the famine around 14- 26 million died, just from the famine alone.
Terra-Cotta Army of the Qin Dynasty is China's rare relic of Chinese History. Some diggers found this beauty along with 7,000 pottery soldiers, 100 chariots, 4,000-plus pottery horses, and well over 100,000 weapons. And lots and lots of mercury.