The Shang Dynasty ruled the Huang He valley China.
Zhou Dynasty ruled over China.
The Chinese philosopher Confucius developed a system of moral values and responsible behaviour.
Emperor Shi Huangdi ruled China as leader of Qin Dynasty.
221 BC - 210 BC
China grew into a powerful empire under the Han Dynasty.
220 bc - 206 bc
Emperor Wudi ruled China as a leader of the Han Dynasty.
140 bc - 87 bc
The Silk Road first flourished as a major trade route between China and Europe.
Buddhism had reached China from India by this date.
Emperor Lui Bang ruled China as leader of Han Dynasty.
195 - 202
Sculptures known as the terra from Xi’an were buried with emperor Shi Huang as his tomb complex.