By Austin Page and Dylan Delong
SHANG DYNASTY
1600-1406 B.C.E
LOCATION
• The Shang Dynasty was located in North Eastern China
TIME PERIOD
• Emperor Tang constructed the Shang Dynasty some time
around 1600 B.C. during the bronze age
• It lasted for ...
RISE AND FALL
• Tang the leader the of the Shang dynasty arose to power by
overthrowing emperor Jie who was the leader of ...
CRITICAL ELEMENT ONE
MILITARY
• Large Army
• All peasants had to fight in the army as foot soldiers
• Chariots and bronze ...
CRITICAL ELEMENT TWO
WRITING SYSTEM AND ORACLE BONES
• Early form of mandarin
• oracle bones helped archeologist discover ...
CRITICAL ELEMENT THREE
GOVERNMENT
• A lot more organized than most early civilizations governments
• Monarchy
• Had 30 emp...
SHANG DYNASTY BETTER THAN EGYPT
• More organized army and military leaders had more power
• Chinese calendar
• Bronze tool...
BIBLIOGRAPHY
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shang_Dynasty
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Shang dynasty

  1. 1. By Austin Page and Dylan Delong SHANG DYNASTY 1600-1406 B.C.E
  2. 2. LOCATION • The Shang Dynasty was located in North Eastern China
  3. 3. TIME PERIOD • Emperor Tang constructed the Shang Dynasty some time around 1600 B.C. during the bronze age • It lasted for a little bit over 500 years
  4. 4. RISE AND FALL • Tang the leader the of the Shang dynasty arose to power by overthrowing emperor Jie who was the leader of the Xia dynasty • The Shang dynasty fell from power much like the Xia did they were overthrown by a neighboring kingdom
  5. 5. CRITICAL ELEMENT ONE MILITARY • Large Army • All peasants had to fight in the army as foot soldiers • Chariots and bronze weapons
  6. 6. CRITICAL ELEMENT TWO WRITING SYSTEM AND ORACLE BONES • Early form of mandarin • oracle bones helped archeologist discover history about the Shang dynasty • Oracle bones were often used to tell the future • The Shang dynasty was one of the first to use oracle bones
  7. 7. CRITICAL ELEMENT THREE GOVERNMENT • A lot more organized than most early civilizations governments • Monarchy • Had 30 emperors in only 500 years • Peasants had little to no power
  8. 8. SHANG DYNASTY BETTER THAN EGYPT • More organized army and military leaders had more power • Chinese calendar • Bronze tools • More organized and developed government
  9. 9. BIBLIOGRAPHY • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shang_Dynasty

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