IMPERIAL DYNASTIES  IN CHINA
<ul><li>Shang Dynasty  (1650 – 1027 BCE </li></ul><ul><li>a. supervised flood control projects </li></ul><ul><li>b. develo...
2.  Zhou Dynasty   (“Joe”)  1027- 256 BCE <ul><li>a. Mandate of Heaven- divine right to  rule </li></ul><ul><li>b. Philoso...
3.  Qin Dynasty  (“Cheeng”) 221 BCE <ul><li>a. believed in Legalist principles </li></ul><ul><li>b. united China </li></ul...
4.  Han Dynasty  206 BCE – 220 CE <ul><li>a. Civil Service Exam based on Confucian ideas </li></ul><ul><li>b. achievements...
5.  Tang Dynasty  618 -907 CE <ul><li>a. spread Chinese culture </li></ul>
6.  Song Dynasty  (Sung) 960- 1279 CE <ul><li>a. China experienced a “Golden Age”  </li></ul><ul><li>b. Stable government ...
7.  Yuan Dynasty  (Mongol) 1279 -1368 CE <ul><li>a. Kublai Khan (non-Chinese) ruled China </li></ul><ul><li>b. Marco Polo ...
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Chinese Dynasties

  1. 1. IMPERIAL DYNASTIES IN CHINA
  2. 2. <ul><li>Shang Dynasty (1650 – 1027 BCE </li></ul><ul><li>a. supervised flood control projects </li></ul><ul><li>b. developed form of writing </li></ul><ul><li> ideographs </li></ul><ul><li>c. developed an accurate calendar </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2. Zhou Dynasty (“Joe”) 1027- 256 BCE <ul><li>a. Mandate of Heaven- divine right to rule </li></ul><ul><li>b. Philosophies of Confucianism, Legalism and Daoism developed </li></ul><ul><li>c. Economy grew (because of iron) population grew </li></ul><ul><li>d. Broke into warring states </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3. Qin Dynasty (“Cheeng”) 221 BCE <ul><li>a. believed in Legalist principles </li></ul><ul><li>b. united China </li></ul><ul><li>c. built Great Wall </li></ul>
  5. 5. 4. Han Dynasty 206 BCE – 220 CE <ul><li>a. Civil Service Exam based on Confucian ideas </li></ul><ul><li>b. achievements in medicine (acupuncture), science and agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>c. overthrown by foreign invasions </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5. Tang Dynasty 618 -907 CE <ul><li>a. spread Chinese culture </li></ul>
  7. 7. 6. Song Dynasty (Sung) 960- 1279 CE <ul><li>a. China experienced a “Golden Age” </li></ul><ul><li>b. Stable government </li></ul><ul><li>c. rich culture flourished </li></ul><ul><li>d. Silk Road established </li></ul><ul><li>- trade route between China and Fertile </li></ul><ul><li>Crescent </li></ul><ul><li>- many ideas and goods transported </li></ul><ul><li>- 4,000 miles of harsh terrain </li></ul>
  8. 8. 7. Yuan Dynasty (Mongol) 1279 -1368 CE <ul><li>a. Kublai Khan (non-Chinese) ruled China </li></ul><ul><li>b. Marco Polo visited China and stimulated </li></ul><ul><li>European interest in Chinese products. </li></ul>
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