Timeline of Chinese Dynasties

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Qin Dynasty 221-206 BC

221 BC - 206 BC

Qin Dynasty
Unified the Chinese Empire
Terra Cotta Army of Soldier

Han Dynasty - 206 BC - 220 AD

206 BC - 220 AD

Han Dynasty
Established Elite Imperial Academy to Teach Confucianism
Developed Paper Production
Invented the Compas

Sui Dynasty - 581 - 618 AD

518 AD - 618 AD

Restored Miliatry Power
By giving land to the soldiers and Earning their loyalty
Completed the Grand Canal

Tang Dynasty - 618 AD - 907 AD

618 AD - 907 AD

Created first Enclopedia of Medecines
Developed Gears for Rotary and Linear motion
Crafted first true Porcelain

Song Dynasty 960 - 1279 AD

960 AD - 1279 AD

Scientific advances
Agricultural development
Costumes & Traditional Ways of Life Developed
Rice Cultivation fed Double Population

Mongol Dynasty - 1279 - 1368 AD

1279 AD - 1368 AD

Mastered Weapons of Siege
Ruled over all of Chinea, RUssia, Iran, Iraq & Central Asia

Ming Dynasty - 1368 - 1644 AD

1368 AD - 1644 AD

Population migrated to the South
Developed Ports for International Commerce
Repaired the Great Wall and Extended it 600 miles