Overthrew the Xia Dynasty and proved its existence
Lasted 30 generations or 600 years
Last emperor was King Zhou (Yin) and King Wuwang of Zhou soon overthrew him.
1045 BCE - 256 BCE
Lasted for 37 generations over 800 years.
Oversaw the creation of Confucianism and Taoism
221 BCE - 206 BCE
Qin Shi Huang unified China, which was named after him.
Considered and called himself a god
Standardized non-alphabetic script, weights, and measures
Made a complex system of roads that stretched 4000 miles
Also started to build the Great Wall