Hinduism began with the Indus River civilization and the Sindh Indo-Pakistani region. Two main cultures blended together to create the beginnings of Hinduism: the Aryans of the north and Northwest regions of India and the Dravidians, who are thought to be of central Asian origin, of south India.
Start of Confucian Philosophy
Confucianism was developed in China by Master Kong in 551-479 BC, who was given the name Confucius by Jesuit missionaries who were visiting there. However, the fundamental principles of Confucianism began before his birth, during the Zhou Dynasty.
Start of Buddhism
When Gautama passed away around 483 B.C., his followers began to organize a religious movement. Buddha's teachings became the foundation for what would develop into Buddhism. In the 3rd century B.C., Ashoka the Great, the Mauryan Indian emperor, made Buddhism the state religion of India.
Han China and the building of the Great Wall
206 BCE - 220 CE
Made mostly of earth and stone, the wall stretched from the China Sea port of Shanhaiguan over 3,000 miles west into Gansu province. When Emperor Qin Shi Huang ordered construction of the Great Wall. the labor force that built the wall was made up largely of soldiers and convicts. The primary purpose was always to protect the Chinese Empire from the Mongolians and other invaders.
Indian Ocean trade route
The Indian Ocean trade routes connected Southeast Asia, India, Arabia, and East Africa, beginning at least as early as the third century BCE. This vast international web of routes linked all of those areas as well as East Asia (particularly China).
In 907 the Tang dynasty was ended when Zhu Wen, now a military governor, deposed the last emperor of Tang, Emperor Ai of Tang, and took the throne for himself. A year later the deposed Emperor Ai was poisoned by Zhu Wen, and died.
Due to weak military strength the Northern Song were not able to withstand the invasion from the Jin Dynasty. In 1127 the Jin army captured the Northern Song capital of Kaifeng, ending the Northern Song Dynasty.
Ghenghis Khan building the Empire
1206 CE - 1227 CE
He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of Northeast Asia. After founding the Empire and being proclaimed Genghis Khan, he launched the Mongol invasions that conquered most of Eurasia. By the end of his life, the Mongol Empire occupied a substantial portion of Central Asia and China.
The Yuan dynasty was the first foreign Dynasty in china. Which collapse due to straying to mongol roots.
1368 CE - 1644 CE
The Ming participated in the silver trade and had cultural ties with the west, also was the last han lead dynasty.