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8 of China's Dynasties
Transcript of 8 of China's Dynasties
http://www.chinatownconnection.com/shang-dynasty.htm http://www.buzzle.com/articles/shang-dynasty-china.html http://www.history-of-china.com/Zhou-dynasty/ http://www.johnchiappone.com/hum_chapter9.html This map clearly show the location of the Shang Dynasty. This is a protrait of one of the emperors for the Shang Dynasty. This is one of the fine bronze artifact from the Shang Dynasty. This is another fine bronze art from the Shang Dynasty. 1122 B.C. Zhou Dynasty Leaders Some of the Leaders of the Zhou Dynasty were: King Wen, King Wu, Zhou Li Wang, Zhou Gong, and King Nan. King Nan was the 36th and the last leader of the Zhou dynasty. He was a leader for 59 years which was the longest someone was a leader since King Mu of the Zhou dynasty. Accomplishments They expanded and developed the chinese writing from the Shang Dynasty. The Zhou Dynasty had good iron weapons which helped them and others in war and fighting. They also had beautiful pottery work. http://www.easytourchina.com/photo-p4163-zhou-dynasty-pottery This is a peice of pottery from the Zhou Dynasty. http://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2076&start=2450 This is suspected to be a portrait of one of the leaders named King Nan http://danadynastyblog.blogspot.com/ This is a map of the Zhou Dynasty. Downfall The downfall for the Zhou Dynasty was because people started to move to the Xia Dynasty because of some creul rulers that were there at the end. http://www.bidisk.info/bidisk%20infoE.html This is a beautiful sheild made from jade and iron from the Zhou Dynasty. Qin Dyansty Leaders Qin Shi Huangdi was the first and last leader of the Qin Dynasty. He ruled until he died at the age of 49. He became the leader of unified China in 221 B.C. To protect his soul he had the Terracotta Army built and had books and live scholars buried with him. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/greatwall/Emperor.html This a picture of Qin Shi Huangdi. Accomplishments China is named after the Qin dynasty.
They created the common chinese currency.
The Qin dynasty created the system of weights and measures.
They improved on the system of writing.
The Qin dynasty also created the code of laws.
http://www.mekongresponsibletourism.org/china/10-profile-china/50-practical-information-about-china/practical-information-about-china-2.html This is the common currency of China. Downfall When Shi Huangdi died in 210 B.C. and reballions broke out that was the end of the Qin dynasty. http://qindynasty.blogspot.com/2011/02/map.html This is the map of the Qin dynasty. http://www.art.com/products/p11725823-sa-i1351350/terracotta-army-qin-dynasty-210-bc.htm?aff=conf&ctid=0&rfid=934670&tkid=15045913& This is a picture of the terracotta army Han Dynasty Leaders The leaders of the Han dynasty were Liu Bang and his grandson Wudi. Wudi was the 5th leader of the Han Dynasty and became the leader at 15.The time period Wudi was the leader was known as the celebrated period. http://www.artsmia.org/art-of-asia/history/han-dynasty-map.cfm This is a map of the Han dynasty. http://history.cultural-china.com/en/46History149.html This is a statue of Liu Bang in present day China. Accomplisments The Han dynasty was a more stable and less harsh dynasty from the others
They expanded the Chinese Empire to the west of China.
The Han dynasty invented acupunture, paper, silk weaving, and the compass.
They were the dynasty to creat the Silk Road which was a major trade route for traders.
The Han dynasty enforced the concepts of art and learning.
http://historyoftheancientworld.com/2010/01/silk-weaving-in-ancient-china-from-geometric-figures-to-patterns-of-pictorial-likeness/ This is a picture of woven silk. Downfall The Han dynasty fell weak in power and the Cao dynasty took over. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/conquer/land/index.html This is a Chinese compass. 221 B.C. 202 B.C. 581 A.D. Sui Dynasty Leaders The leaders of the Sui dynasty were Wéndì, Yángdì, Gōngdì. Yangdi got his thrown by assinating his father and elder brother. he died at age 49. He became a leader at 35 in 604 B.C. http://www.ibiblio.org/chineseart/contents/peop/c01s01p06.htm?image=7 This is a portrait of one of the leaders of the Sui dynasty. http://www.chinatravel.com/china This a map of the Sui dynasty. Accomplishments The Sui dynasty united the North and South China for the first time in centuries
They began the construction of the Grand Canal.
http://www.chinapage.com/canal.html This the present picture of the grand canal. Downfall Sadly the Sui dynasty was overthrown by the Tang dynasty. http://djtravel.homestead.com This was the Sui symbol. 618 A.D. Tang Dynasty http://www.chinahighlights.com This is a map of the Tang Dynasty. Leaders The one of the leaders of the Tang dynasty was Tang Taizong. He was the second leader. he ruled for 23 years. he considered to be the greatest leader of Chinese history. http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/china-news This is a picture of Tang Taizong. Accoplishments The Tang dynasty was known as the "Golden Age" of poltical and culture achievements.
They finished the construction of the Grand Canal linking North and South China.
The Tang dynasty reformed the governments according Confucius's.
http://en.wikipedia.org This the whole grand canal on a map. Downfall The Tang dynasty kept fighting among different groups within China and they also lost control of the western land. http://en.wikipedia.org/ This is a painting that was from the Tang dynasty. 960 A.D. Song Dynasty Leaders http://www.paulnoll.com This is the map of the Song dynasty. The leader were Emperor Taizu , Guo Kui , Emperor Taizong, Emperor Zhenzong, Emperor Renzong, Emperor Yingzong, Emperor Shenzong, Cai Jing, Fan Zhongyan, Han Tuozhou, Li Fang, Qin Hui, Sima Guang. Taizu was the 1st leader and the founder of the Song dynasty. He died at age 49. http://nsongchronicle.blogspot.com/ This is one of leaders from the Song dynasty. Accomplishments The Song Dynasty expandedthe merit system so that officals had to pass tests.
They also made agriculture better and added new types of rice, and had better irrigation.
The Song dynasty introduced arts like landscape painting, procelin crafts, and silk crafts.
B. Sheng ,from the Song dynasty, developed movable type for printing books which let more people get books. http://reinventingknowledge9.blogspot.com/2011/11/movable-type-printing-from-asia.html This picture shows a pad of cubes used in movable type to creat a page. Downfall The Song Dynasty was defeated by the Mongols under Kublai Khan. http://dragonsinn.net/east-2.htm This is a porcelian plate or also known as china. 1279 A.D. Mongol Dynasty Leaders The leaders of the Mongol Dynasty were Ghenges Khan and his grandson Kublai Khan. Kublai Khan died at age 79. He was the 5th leader and ruled for 34 years. http://www.artsmia.org/art-of-asia/history/mongol-empire-map.cfm This map shows the Mongol dynasty and how they ruled most of Asia. http://www.answers.com/topic/kublai-khan This is a picture of Kublai Khan. Accomplishments The Mongol dynasty centralizedgovernment which ment they had only mongols as leaders, kept the Mongols language and culture.
They started efficient mail system and had well-mantained roads.
They also increased trade between Europe and China. Downfall The peasants didn't like the Mongol's rules so they started to uprise and they overthrew the leaders. http://www.ee.bilkent.edu.tr/~history/jalair.html This is a picture from the Mongol Dynasty Author: Harsabreen Kaur Chadha